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Selected Solo Exhibitions:

In TRANSITION, Roots Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium, 2011-12

Rear View, Goethe Institut, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010


Selected Group Exhibitions:

Art Auction, Voss Foundation and Milgis Trust, Kistefos Museum, Oslo, Norway, 2015

SweKenya, 50 Years, Swedish Embassy, Nairobi, Kenya, 2014

NotAboutKarenBlixen, Interculture Museum, Oslo, Norway, 2014

Who is the City, Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design, Stockholm, Sweden, 2013-14

Foreign Bodies – Common Ground, The Wellcome Collection, London, United Kingdom, 2013-14

Layers, Nairobi National Museum, Nairobi, Kenya, 2012

Nairobi: A state of mind,  Kunsthaus, Bregenz,  Austria 2012 - 13

The Urban Cultures of Global Prayers, Neue  Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin, Germany 2011 –12

PhotoAfrica, Taarifa, Spain, 2011

The 3rd All ArtNow New Media, Art Festival, Syria 2011

NotAboutKarenBlixen, Karen Blixen Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2010      

Screenings - Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Naturama Museum, Denmark, 2010

Mwangalio Tofauti, The Nairobi Gallery, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010

SPace: Currencies in Contemporary African Art, Museum Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2010

24 Nairobi, Nairobi National Museum, Nairobi, Kenya, 2008 –09 Drums 2 Digital, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, USA, 2008

Contemporary Video Art and Photography from Kenya, Kennesaw University, Fine Arts Gallery, Atlanta Georgia, USA, 2007

Kenyan photography, Fivemyles Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA, 2006

Snap Judgements: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography, International Center of  Photography, New York, USA, 2006


Books & Group Exhibition Catalogues:

SweKenya, 50 Years, Nairobi, 2014

Layers, James Muriuki and Miriam Syowia Kyambi, 2012, Nairobi, Kenya

Faith is the place, The urban cultures of Global prayers, Germany, 2012

Mwangalio Tofauti – Nine Photographers from Kenya, Contact Zones NRB, 2012, Nairobi, Kenya

SPace: Currencies in Contemporary African Art, Africa World Press and Unisa Press, 2012, Johannesburg, South Africa

Events of the self: Portraiture and social identity, Germany

24 Nairobi, Nairobi, 2010

Contemporary African Art since 1980, USA, 2009

Snap Judgements: Shifting positions in Contemporary African Photography, New York, 2006


Projects & Residencies:

Future Africa: Visions in Time, Bayreuth Academy of African Studies, University of Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany | Click here


Press & Other links:

Don't Wake Me Up, James Muriuki, 2014

In Residence, Delfina Foundation, 2014

Kassam, Zihan. "New Images of Africa" The Star, 6 July 2013

Muriuki, James. "Photo-medium and Arts Administration" Creative African Network, February 2012

Art in Global Health, Miriam Syowia Kyambi and James Muriuki at the Wellcome Collection

Matsubara, Megumi. "Socialogical Lunches by Megumi Matsubara" Another Africa 5 August 2011

"What's on in Nairobi: Exhibitions Retrospective by James Muriuki" What's up Kenya, November 2010

24 Nairobi

"Nairobi – A State of Mind Cooperation", Goethe-Institut Nairobi Kunsthaus Bregenz

"Cycles Series (2005)" East African Art







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