Lady elder of Sukuta, 2009


C-type print with acrylic face mount

26.38 x 17.72 in

67.0 x 45.0 cm

Edition of 25

This work is signed and titled on verso and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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26.38 x 17.72 in

67.0 x 45.0 cm

Edition of 25


    About The Work

    The Suguta Valley is separated from Lake Turkana by a chain of volcanoes. It is one of the most inhospitable places on earth with temperatures sometimes reaching  60 degrees centigrade and yet small numbers of Turkana families choose to make it their home.

    I arrived at one of the villages with a cousin of a local woman, and received a warm welcome, including from this elderly lady.  We stayed until the temperature of the volcanic road had cooled enough for us to travel without destroying our vehicle’s tires.  Not long after we left the valley was raided by Pokot tribesmen to steal the goats and livestock of these impoverished communities.

    John Kenny’s black and white photographic portraits are taken on location in some of the remotest corners of Africa and India. All shot with natural light and with the subjects in their day-to-day attire they reveal the pride and strength inherent in traditional ways of life.

    Courtesy of Capital Culture Gallery 

    About John Kenny

    • The C-type prints are mounted with an acrylic face mount giving them a 3-dimensional appearance and a very contemporary feel.

    • This work is framed. Frame measurements are 27.17" x 17.72" x 1.18".
    • Also available at 90cm x 60cm in an edition of 12 and 135cm x 90cm in an edition of 3. Please enquire for details.
    • Ships in 10 to 14 business days from United Kingdom.
    • This work is final sale and not eligible for return.
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