The Nest Collective

A collective of 10 artists creating work together using film, visual arts, music and fashion

The Nest Collective is a small army of thinkers, makers and believers living and working in Nairobi. Together they explore their troubling modern identities, re-imagine their pasts and remix their futures. In all of their works, they prioritize the acknowledgement and stating of their different individual perspectives and privileges. They don’t always agree with one another, and their work strives to convey that dialogue. They create work together using film, visual arts, music and fashion – dissecting and subverting the layers of how Africans are seen and unseen, what Africans can and cannot do, where Africans can and cannot go, and what Africans can and cannot say. In all of their works, they prioritize the acknowledgement and stating of their different individual perspectives and privileges.

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The Nest Collective – “First Command”

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