EMBRACING ART

[PHOTO OF THE DAY] Mathare slum children champion art and film

The initiative is meant to keep kids active and safe as they are provided with tasks and classes.

In Summary

• The films by the Wakanda and Transform groups are creative and informative contents developed and produced by children.

•Film makeup is an art that is quickly being embraced in the country and those talented are proving that it is a very creative field.

Acting in progress. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
Acting in progress. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI

Slum Frames on Saturday held a kids' film production at Mathare 4A.

The films by the Wakanda and Transform groups are creative and informative contents developed and produced by children.

Tony Onyango (R) on set. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
Tony Onyango (R) on set. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI

The founder, Jacob Onyango, said the initiative is meant to keep kids active and safe as they are provided with tasks and classes.

Camera enthusiast Rachael Atieno. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
Camera enthusiast Rachael Atieno. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI

“Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, we have seen huge numbers of teenagers getting pregnant, engaging in drug abuse and crime. With this initiative, we provide them with tasks and classes to keep them active and safe," Onyango said.

Evans Onyango applying makeup. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
Evans Onyango applying makeup. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI

Film makeup is an art that is quickly being embraced in the country and those talented are proving that it is a very creative field.

Judy on set. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
Judy on set. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI

Speaking during the production, Evans Onyango alias Spartan, said they are teaching children how to apply creative film makeup.

“Locals have received us so well and we aim to make the society a better place.”

Tony Onyango holds mic stand. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
Tony Onyango holds mic stand. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
Franklin embracing Grey. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
Franklin embracing Grey. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI