ABOUT THE APA WEEK The Association of Practitioners in Advertising (APA) was registered in Kenya on the 31st October, 1984 as a body representing Advertising Agencies in Kenya and other East African countries as a spokesperson and negotiator. The Association of Practitioners in Advertising is the only organisation that brings together Kenyan agencies, brands and […]

Listen An exhibition introducing Sound of Nairobi, The city’s sound archive. Sound is a medium which you can think about yourself in an environment. Listening consciously to sounds and noises places you in time and space and makes you aware of your surroundings. sound is immediate and distance-less. Pressure waves move through space and penetrate […]

THANK YOU FOR MAKING 2018 AN INCREDIBLE YEAR Thank you for your ongoing support, collaboration, partnership, and creativity in 2018. Our theme this year has been Resource & Community, and that's where so much of our focus has gone: towards building and being a better platform for creatives to thrive in East Africa. It's been [...]
An entire weekend of Pop Up n Chillin' Pop Up & Chill for the last time in 2018 on 15th and 16th December at 910 James Gichuru from 10am to 7pm. Bring your family, friends and pets for a great weekend of great music, food, drink and shopping from 40 unique handmade in Kenya vendors [...]
MDQ works with Circa69 to create space experience Muthoni Drummer Queen recently launched her new album SHE, which featured an album cover with body painting by Micheal Soi. MDQ is following up the album with Africa's first virtual reality music video, created with UK multimedia artist and electronic producer, Circa69. The body painting for the [...]
The Next Pop Up & Chill set for 6th May 2018 Chillimango is back again with the Pop Up & Chill market. Consistent to showcasing Kenyan made brands, the platform brings together artisans and collectors  carefully curated to  bring handmade, eco, holistic and vintage goods, and items inspired by Africa and majorly made in Kenya. True to [...]
“Through the Eyes of a Woman” is about creativity and empowerment with the intention to show and highlight the woman’s perspective of the society. On Sunday 5th of November we attended the launch of the “Through The Eyes of a Woman” exhibition in Bega Kwa Bega, Baba Dogo, Nairobi. It is an initiative that encourages [...]
1 Behind the scenes at one of Nairobi's hippest creative gatherings Thrift Social is a recurring event where contemporary Nairobians meet and share ideas through fashion, design and entrepreneurship. Founded by 2manysiblings,  their most recent gathering was based around the theme of Future Trends in Nairobi at the Alchemist Bar. Guests where invited to dress [...]

The two day symposium at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Upper Hill was insightful and compelling. With a focus on topics around how businesses in the creative and cultural industries could capitalize on the opportunities available in the market, the key sessions chaired by Dr. Njoki Ngumi had a candid approach that challenged the audience […]