INK & PIXELS: Exhibition on Kenyan Comics in Bremen Featuring Kenyan Cartoonist, Maddo

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If you love comics, this is an exhibition you shouldn’t miss. A showcase of Kenyan comics from back in the day to the latest. And those Maddo fans, you have a chance to meet up with him at the launch.

Ink and Pixels, a collection of comics that not only tell of Kenya’s history but also show a different side of Kenya and Africa as a whole that is not the usual image of poverty, war and hunger. This will be the second exhibition in Bremen showcasing the comic scene from an African country.

This is not the first time this exhibition will be displayed, having been curated at the Goethe Institute in Nairobi by Chief Nyamweya and Kimani wa Wanjiru in 2005.

For those interested in meeting with Paul “Maddo” Kelemba, you can meet him at the launch for the exhibition on Tuesday, September 6th at 6pm (18Uhr). Maddo will also be holding a workshop to share on his experience as a cartoonist on Saturday, September 10th at 2pm (14Uhr).

The exhibition will run from 7th September until 8th October.

  • Open Mon, Tue and Fri: 10am -7pm
  • Wed: 1 – 7pm
  • Thu: 9am – 8pm
  • Sat: 10am – 4pm

Venue: Zentralbibliothek Bremen, Am Wall 201, 28195 Bremen

The exhibition is supported by the Kulturnetz e.V., Goethe Institute Kenya, Stadtbibliothek Bremen, Pan Afrikanischer Kulturverein e.V.

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