I spent a few days recording singers Silas Miami, Winnie Chris, Diana Nduba and Patricia Kihoro in the NEST's salle-de-bain studio for an upcoming NEST music project. Looking forward to more recording sessions this week!
Here are the three videos I directed/edited for Chico Leco Presents. I had such fun making them (together with the awesome Sunny Dolat and NEST team), and these shorts provided a welcome break from the tighter shoot + edit I did recently for Homecoming.
1. Dinka Translation, for Katungulu Mwendwa:
2, Urban Hunter for Nick Ondu:
and 3: Glamourai for Sheila Amolo.
Here are links to poster versions of the “All Oppression is Connected” mural in printer-friendly PDF format. Download them free to print wherever, as long as you don’t – you know – sell them, or use them to vandalize places.
Need different sizes? Let me know.
All Oppression is Connected (Mural) by Jim Chuchu is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Painting is hard work, friends. Many thanks to everyone at the NEST for letting me desecrate a wall!
Images from a wardrobe-fitting session with the cast of Homecoming, and Sunny Dolat – who’s in charge of wardrobe for the film (and is doing a wonderful job!).
Spent the day location scouting for Homecoming with DOP Dru Mungai. I’m a sucker for forests – and I need to stop it.
“Mwangalio Tofauti – Nine Photographers from Kenya”, published by the Goethe-Institut Nairobi in conjunction with the National Museums of Kenya is now available. The book features “Concrete Crystals” – a series of photographs I created in 2010. It’s very cool to see the work in print!
I get asked how the album cover for Just A Band's debut album - Scratch To Reveal - was made. Here's an overview: