On Zanzibar there is awesome driftwood from mango trees. The wood is smooth and rounded and has the collest colors. One summer when we lived there I collected a couple of crates of those bits and dragged them back here. I screwed them to a plywood frame and varnished them. CONTINUE >

Kalua is a Dar street artist who sits beside the expat grocery store in an alley and paints on driftwood. The big Tanzanian painting style is tinga-tinga which is a fliud, bright style that usually depicts the local animals. Kalua’s art is not at all similar to his colleagues’. He CONTINUE >