Mount Kenyan Music (1 of 2) | 2017
Born 1984, Nairobi, Kenya
Lives and works Nairobi, Kenya
Kabiru is a self-taught sculptor, using both found materials and photography in his practice. In 2019, Kabiru was a resident artist at the Africa First Residency in collaboration with START incubator project in Israel; preceded by the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA), Artist in Residency Programme at the Segera Retreat in Laikipia, Kenya in 2018 and the Fundació Han Nefkens residency in Barcelona, Spain in 2016.
Most recently his work has been acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and by the Galila’s P.O.C. in Brussels. In 2020 Kabiru had his first solo exhibition in his home country of Kenya, exhibiting a body of work in collaboration with SMAC Gallery, titled ‘Taarifa Kamili’.
Photo courtesy of: SMAC Gallery