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Made In Kibera: This Nairobi-Area Enclave Is Emerging As A Global Center For Fashion

Tanya Christian wrote a story about Kibera’s emerging fashion trends on Essence Magazine Global Fashion Issue published this September.

For photographer Brian Otieno, the opportunity to capture Kibera’s evolving fashion footprint on film has led to an internationally recognized passion project. CNN, the BBC, The New York Times and The Guardian have all spotlighted the work of the 26-year-old, whose Kibera Stories photo collection has been shown in Paris, Lisbon, Kampala and New York City. Since 2016 the documentarian, who goes by the moniker Storitellah, has used his skills behind the lens to show a vibrant society that has grown in spite of scarcity.

Click the link to read the whole story.

 

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