The Nest Collective


News and updates from the Nest Collective.

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The Nest Collective at Performa 17 (and a new short film by us!)

We're really excited to be taking part in Performa 17 this November 12th! A selection of our films (To Catch A Dream, When We Are, We Need Prayers and Dinka Translation) will be screening at New York's performance art biennial as part of the Afroglossia Film Program (our Charvet typeface was used to design the program logo!).

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M. Bassy's More Aphrike #4 / The Nest Collective in Hamburg

Our photo and video series “When We Are/When We Are Not” was exhibited in Hamburg in July, where Sunny Dolat was in attendance to represent us. Sunny also had a showcase featuring our soon-to-be-released fashion book “Not African Enough”, and was part of a session together with Lamine Kouyaté/Xuly Bët that discussed battling stereotypes about African fashion, and the drawbacks of emerging trends such as increasingly fast fashion.

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DIFF 2017 Focus on Kenya / The Nest Collective in Durban

Our Head of Production Njeri Gitungo and Sunny Dolat represented us as part of the Kenyan delegation that went to the 2017 edition of the Durban International Film Festival, where three of our films - Homecoming, Stories of Our Lives and To Catch A Dream – were screened as part of the festival’s Focus on Kenyan Filmmaking.

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