Tagged "Graffiti"

Graffiti Girls Spray Up Matatu for Dodi

Graffiti Girls Spray Up Matatu for Dodi
Nairobi — Matatus, or privately owned minibuses, are known for their reckless, often-dangerous drivers plying their designated route, all while causing traffic jams. Matatus are also known for decorative artwork on the outside, with some of the fancier, newer buses having disco lights, TV screens and even fish aquariums on…

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Nairobi's decaying graffiti






















Nairobi's decaying graffiti
Some years backNairobi, a city in the sunYou had some beautiful, inspiring graffitiYou portrayed corrupt politicians and leaders as greedy, narcissist creaturesOn large walls, in visible spaces in publicMostly in the city centerAnd along busy highways, for all to seeYou portrayed a colorful city in the sunFull of life and…

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The Art of Graffiti on Matatus

The Art of Graffiti on Matatus
You can't miss seeing a matatu when you visit Nairobi. From the1960s when the matatu was first introduced in Nairobi with three-seater wagons, the popular means of transport has evolved over the decades to carry a lot more passengers and matatus are now a canvas for many talented graffiti artists.…

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