Wamaitha Ng'ang'a is a Kenyan-British artist based in London, England. She holds dual degrees in Photography (First class BA Hons) and Media, Campaigning and Social Change (MA) from the University of Westminster, England.
Growing up in Kenya, she followed humanitarian paths, discovering along the way her own potential to use visual artworks to help bring about change.
Wamaitha confronts human rights and social challenges through visual representation, exploring ways to address issues with empathy and an ethical core. Her studies brought deeper appreciation of theories of change and the role of media and communication in these issues.
She has experimented with portraiture and constructed images. Currently her focus is on gender, human rights issues and culture and identity , using mixed-media and documentary techniques. Wamaitha is also undertaking an archiving project looking at the history and culture of East Africa. She has worked with NGOs and government agencies and is available for local and international assignments.
Re:Centre, London- 2019
Snapshot of Nunhead
The Green Nunhead, London -2018
Truman Brewery, London-2016
TMC Collective Showcase
Autograph ABP, London-2016
Everything's A Document
University of Westminster, London -2014
Migrant Voice’s Photo Exhibition
Migrant Voice, London-2013
Southwest Fest Art Exhibition
House of Fraser, London-2012
- Race, migration and the power and politics of storytelling through black audio and visual arts -2016 Autograph ABP, London, UK.
- Standing together against domestic violence-Supporting Refugee & Migrant Women EOU Annual Conference -2016, London, UK.