Gikosh in Motion Project

I worked with Osborne Macharia, one of the most respected African commercial photographer, on the highly anticipated Gikosh Project to create motion graphics. The work was showcased at Absolut Vodka SA on 17 November 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Photographer: Osborne Macharia

Stylist: Kevo Abbra

Camouflaged in one of the many piles of tin trunks in the Jua Kali section of Nairobi's Gikomba Market, lies an underground bunker thats a workshop to a group of retired post-colonial aeronautic engineers. These craftsmen salvage parts from abandoned airplanes, modifying them into pieces of Furniture Art. The following is the story of the craftsmen, their furniture and the legacy of the brand GIKOSH that lives on up to this day.

Little is known about them till now....