'Kenya’s league of extravagant grannies'
18 March 2016, 14:59
Nairobi - Kenyan digital photographer Osborne Macharia, tells a fictional story of badass grandmas bringing straight fire to Somalia.
His photographed three prominent figures of the East African Nation looking Dapper! -- OkayAfrica posted this visual pleasure.
The idea behind the photographs Macharia explains,
“This is the story of Kenya’s League of Extravagant Grannies who were once corporate and government leaders in the 1970’s but are now retired. They now live the retired high life travelling to exotic and remote areas within Africa to explore, party and enjoy in exclusivity.
We managed to catch up with 3 of them in Somalia soon after they landed. Little is know about them till now…..”
MRS. S WERE – FORMER ECONOMIST AND PERSONAL ADVISOR TO THE PRESIDENT (1972-1992)
MS. M ADHIAMBO – FORMER MINISTER OF TRADE & INDUSTRY (1972-1980)
MRS. KAMAU NJUGUNA – FORMER GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF KENYA (1980-1985)
His team comprised of:
Styling/ Production: Kevin Abbra
Make-Up: Valary Mdeizi
Hair Styling: Richard Kinyua (Strand Africa)
Concept and Photography: Osborne Macharia
Osborne Machria is self-taught Commercial and Contemporary Photographer and Director. He was born and is based in Nairobi with a Bachelors degree in architecture.
His desire is to see Kenyan art, music, film and fashion compete on an international platform.
Go to his full photographic portfolio here
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