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Gallery Representation

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Thandiwe Muriu is a self-taught photographer born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. Pursing photography from an early age, she is passionate about helping brands communicate through photography so they can get their message across in ways that will not only keep their audiences engaged but, also help them get the desired response.

Over the years, she has developed a particular interest in showcasing Africa’s unique mix of vibrant cultures, colour and people. Through her personal work she celebrates her African heritage and tackles important issues such as identity and self-perception using the rich colours and vibrancy the continent is so well know for. Thandiwe’s signature style is colourful, clean and bold.

She currently resides in Nairobi, Kenya where she teaches workshops and regularly travels for assignments.

Exhibitions & Shows


Imaging Blackness: Unit London, Platform (12 Oct- 8 Nov)

Female In Focus Award, Single Image Winner: British Journal Of Photography, 2021

Photo Basel International Art Fair: Basel, Switzerland

Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nikon Stand- Photo London Fair: Somerset House, London, UK

Photo London Fair: Somerset House, London, UK

Solo Show: 193 Gallery, Paris, France
Between Image & Identity: Alliance Française de Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Also Known As Africa Art Fair: Paris, France

Photo London Fair: Somerset House, London, UK

People’s Choice, Emerging Photographer of the Year Award 2020: Photo London Fair 2020