Circle is East Africa’s first arts agency, set-up to provide a consultancy service for artists, art institutions and the contemporary art market. Through our gallery, consultancy and auctions we aim to give the region’s most talented artists greater visibility and increase access for collectors to the region’s lively and fast-developing art scene.
TOMORROWS/TODAY, CAPE TOWN ART FAIR, 17-19 FEBRUARY 2017
Circle Art Gallery will be presenting a solo show for Jackie Karuti at Cape Town Art Fair.
Jackie Karuti is an artist based in Nairobi. She has in recent years gained positive attention for her experimental & conceptual work using new media where she explores themes of alternate worlds, space, death and sexuality through drawings, installations, video and performance art.
Karuti is an alumna of the Gasworks residency program in London and Asiko, an alternative art school hosted in different African cities. She has participated in several exhibitions & residencies, both locally & abroad, which has also seen her collaborate with other artists & institutions in various film, photography and academic projects.