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.
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Vogue // Vogue Italia // Forbes // Apple // BBC // The Guardian // El País Semanal // The Guardian 2 // Glamour Magazine SA // France 24- Afrique Hebdo // Le Point Afrique // Adobe Creative Cloud // CNN African Voices // AKAA Journal // UNESCO // Voice of America // Business Daily // Design Indaba // African Digital Arts
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Pigozzi Collection (France/ Switzerland)
Uhoda Collection (Belgium)
Allure Collection (Switzerland)
Hood Museum (USA)
Joy Simmons Collection (USA)