KARIBU. This is an open-access archive of the sounds of Nairobi. It employs sound as a material that can be archived, researched and explored as a source of information that can narrate the story of the city, now and in the future. It is intended as a resource for artists, researchers, recordists… anyone interested in sound.

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Sound Pressure Levels

A field recording Project documenting the political atmosphere in Kenya ahead of the August 2022 election

Ear Maps

Sound walks through the city of Nairobi


Sounds like a pandemic?

A project exploring the sonic traces of the Covid-19 virus in the soundscape of Nairobi

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