about the artist: Soi W Michael is an artist living and working in Nairobi Kenya. Born in 1972, he studied fine art and art history at the Creative Arts Centre, Nairobi before joining Kuona Trust in 1996. His work is a form of social commentary addressing issues that affect the daily lives of all Kenyans, narratives of corruption, politics, industry and prostitution. His biggest inspiration is his city, its people and the ‘circus of life’ that is Nairobi. Working from a studio at The GoDown Arts Centre, Soi has exhibited widely and has a huge following of collectors and enthusiasts both locally and internationally.