In early 2018 Picha Marangi, a photographer and stylist from Kibera, travelled to Turkana on assignment. While in Turkana, Picha Marangi met Elizabeth Korikel, a translator, beading artist and singer. Each day at work they complemented each other’s style, struck by how they both loved bold colour and statement pieces. Along the way love blossomed. To celebrate their nuptials, they created looks that incorporated their shared love for vivid colour, Elizabeth’s beading work and Picha Marangi’s redesigned thrifted clothes. These are their wedding photos.
Artists: Elizabeth Korikel @lizkorikel (Beading) & Picha Marangi @pichamarangi (Styling and Clothes)
Project Director: Jackie Lebo @jackielebo
Project Lead: Chelagat Tum @kitalebird
Photographer: Migwa Nthiga @migwa
Makeup: Suki @sukimakeupafrica
Hair: Corrine Muthoni @corrinemuthoni
Graffiti: Bankslave @bankslave
Garment Construction: Tina Masese @tinamasese
Metalwork: Sam Onyango
Photographer’s Assistant: Kiragu Thuo @jkiragu
Production Assistants: Sylvia Okoth @archi.ang & Njeri Mwangi @canjemwangi
A @contenthouseke project
photos. #Turkana #ArtistsXchange#MagiqBaby
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