Born and raised in Kenya, Wambui Kamiru Collymore has been developing artwork around the themes of decoloniality, identity and independence in Africa. Originally a painter, Wambui now expresses her work through installation. She holds an MSc in African Studies with a focus on Violence, History and Memory from the University of Oxford. She lives and works in Nairobi. Wambui is also the founder of The Art Space, an online art gallery.

This virtual discussion is free to attend and accessible to the public. The talk is hosted on Zoom and is a secure space where audience members will only be able to listen without video and type questions in the chat.


The research cluster Memory Activism: Collaborative Processes of Counter-Memorialization, consisting of faculty and students from the University of King’s College and NSCAD University, are facilitating a free online speaker series on the topics of memory activism between March 15 and May 5, 2021.