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Seduced by Koroga

Gukira [Keguro Macharia] and Diary of a Mad Kenyan Woman [Wambui Mwangi] have a kind of duet of Koroga on their respective blogs. DMKW explains Koroga [A Kenyan collaboration] as

An invitation and a provocation.
Koroga is another African story, a story of what we see and how we see, of meetings and transformations, of looking and seeing, of seeing and writing, of speaking into being the worlds we know, and those we are always imagining. Koroga is photographs inflaming poetry, poetry inciting photographs. Koroga is what happens when we see the world on our own terms, in our own languages, in their accents and dances, their hidden smiles and come hither seducations, seducations because we teach the world our pleasures.

Koroga is what happens when we look at photos of ourselves, read poems about us, get stirred up, and decide to stir around.

Koroga is seductive – it tingles the body, inspires the imagination and makes you want to be there – in the photo, in the poem. Every day there is more Koroga – here are just two

The writing on the screen

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