Pen drawings of people and everyday life
18 days ago, 12:50
Mercy Kagia is one of the few artists who specialise in reportage drawing in pen, capturing realistic scenes of routine events. “I am curious about people’s everyday behaviour and relations with each other and the environment,” says Kagia. Beside pictorials and comic strips in local newspapers, one does not see much creative work in the style of reportage illustrations. A series of Kagia’s black-and-white drawings is showing at the Polka Dot Art Gallery in Nairobi. They are scenes from Kisumu in ...