Artist Profile: Cyrus Kabiru

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Artist Profile: Cyrus Kabiru

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Promoting Arts Glasses Cyrus Kabiru Artists Art

There is a madman walking the streets of Nairobi, Kenya. Let me explain. This young man walks miles collecting garbage that he then takes to his studio and creates some of the most outlandish and fascinating art in East Africa. Cyrus, a TED talk fellow gives repurposing and recycling serious place in his community.

As a child, he lived and was exposed to the tragic amounts of waste that littered his neighborhood. It was important for him to give these unwanted things a second chance. When he turned 18, upon asking for a pair of sunglasses and being challenged by his father to create his own, Kabiru began a journey that has made the world a more beautiful place.

From his multi-media paintings to his bottle cap sculptures and his intriguing C- Stunner series, his art will certainly challenges viewpoints.