Mimi Cherono Ng’Ok

Cherono Ng’ok lives and works in Nairobi. She studied Photography at the University of Cape Town (2006). Her experiences growing up between Kenya and South Africa have engendered an intimate body of work centred on issues of home, displacement, loss and identity. Recent group exhibitions include: The Walther Collection (New York and Ulm, 2016 and 2017), La Villette, Paris (2017), Dakar Biennale international exhibition (2016 and 2014); Rencontres de Bamako (2015); Tiwani Contemporary, London (2015); Fondation Donwahi, Abidjan (2015); National Museum of Kenya, Nairobi (2013) and SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin (2011). Cherono Ng’ok is among the winners of the Magnum Foundation Grant of 2017.

Nationality: Kenyan