Jahazi Vol 7: Art For Social Change​


The Issue converses with artists engaged in diverse genres from writing, film, architecture, dramatherapy, storytelling, photography and many more art forms, to explore how their practice has influenced society.

Editorial Board

Mueni Lundi,
Kwamchetsi Makokha,
Kimani Njogu,
G. Oluoch-Olunya

Issue Editor: Mueni Lundi

Design & Layout: Victor Gitonga Twenty Twenty Design

Photography: Abraham Ali


  • Creative Economy Working Group Stands Up For Artistic Freedom by Kimani Njogu

  • Scripted Humour in Modern Kenya by Joyce Nyairo

  • Unsilencing the Drums by Kawive, Wambua

  • Reflections on Film Production in Kenya by Edwin Nyutho

  • ViuSasa and Film Distribution by Rachael Diang’a

  • Figures of Speech in Kanumba’s Dilms by Vicensia Shule

  • Tewesta: A meditation on the Liberation of Africa by Mercy Wambui

  • Culture Drama for National Dialogue by Oliver Mbayi

  • A Young Grandmother in Peacebuilding by Wairimu Nderitu

  • Kenya Literary Scene and the Consciousness of Marginality by Doseline Kiguru

  • Sheng in Kenya’s Informal Economy by Peter Githinji

  • Kisumu Nus Park & Rabelaisian Colloquialism by Christopher Odhiambo

  • Juliani and the Critique of Contemporary Christianity in Kenya by Mwenda Ntarangwi

  • Visual Arts as a Tool for Change in Kenya by Craig Halliday

  • Reflections: Visual Arts with Inmates by Billy Mutu

  • Graffiti, Youth and Social Change by Margaretta wa Gacheru

  • Profile: Naitemu Nyanjuom by Nanjala Nyabola

  • Photography: Truly Framing the Beauty Therein by Abraham Ali

  • MANJANO: Visual Arts Exhibition and Arts Prize by Garnette Oluoch-Olunya