Anita Kavochy

Kavochi Anita (b.1993) is a Kenyan artist who primally draws, paints, and experiments on different mediums and materials. Her work seeks to re/cover the layers of emotions that constitute the self and the relation to the world, being born from Kibera slums an environment that shelters too many families with houses close proximity to each other, the work questions the notion of home and belonging.

Kavochi studied at Buru Buru Institute of Fine Art in 2014 before joining Maasai Mbili Artist Collective in the same year. Her practice begun in the collective learning and working alongside Maasai mbili artists participating in exhibitions and workshops both individually and collaboratively.