Friday 20th September – 10 to 11:45am
Kwame Nyong’o is a visual artist, animator, illustrator, filmmaker and musician. Kwame has been involved in UNESCO’sAfrica Animated! project, and Tiger Aspect’s Tinga Tinga Tales children’s TV series. His debut short film The Legend of Ngong Hills, won the Best Animation category at the 2011 Zanzibar International Film Festival (TZ), 2011 Kalasha Awards (KE) and the 2012 African Movie Academy Awards (NG).
Kwame’s repertoire of illustration works include client work for advertising agencies and publishers, as well as his own self-published children’s books: A Tasty Maandazi, and it follow-up sequel I Love Ugali and Sukuma Wiki, which is being launched at the Storymoja Hay Festival 2013
Kwame shares his experiences; the business of illustration, publishing his own book, self branding and promotion, illustration markets, what sets illustrators apart, tips and tricks of making it, and working with writers to publish.
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