Syowia Kyambi

Born in Nairobi, 1979

Syowia Kyambi, portrait.
Syowia Kyambi, portrait.

Syowia Kyambi is an interdisciplinary artist and curator whose media spans photography, video, drawing, sound, sculpture and performance installation. She holds an MFA from Transart Institute (2020) and a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2002). Syowia is based in Nairobi and of Kenyan/German origin.

The connection between the psyche, history and the entanglement that exists within non-stagnant identities are present in her creative process as she is pushing beyond simple categorization looking for acknowledgement and healing.

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