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The Faraja Women’s Society

The Faraja Women’s Society of Matemwa is a group of 19 women and some members have come to all 7 print workshops during our 7 week stay. Tamani School in Matemwa has hosted most of the workshops. We are leaving … Continue reading

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Creative Staff at Panga Chumvi

The staff at Panga Chumvi are very friendly and creative. Its been great fun doing some workshops with them over our seven-week stay. Many of the 23 staff have made cards using the last of the Japanese vinyl I brought … Continue reading

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A Sultan’s Palace

photo by Dorian Keller Fifteen minute’s drive out of Stone Town is a place called Bububu, named after the sound that the train whistles used to make as they passed through in a by gone era. The old Sultan’s Palace … Continue reading

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Giant Prints

Its now are 4th session with the Faraja Women’s Society at Tamani School group. They have really enjoyed printmaking and are very creative and liked the idea of making some giant prints together. Monoprinting worked out best as the 5ft plaster block … Continue reading

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Online Photo Album of Panga Chumvi

Open Panga Chumvi Photo Album

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Plenty of room inside.

The Dala Dala bus from Matemwa to Stonetown takes about an hour and can have what seems an infinite number of passengers. We bundled into the back of the bus which expanded with passengers at each stop including a man … Continue reading

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Interesting guests at Panga Chumvi

We had only been here a few days and Richard and Kat arrived from the UK. They are travelling around west Africa making promotional videos for free to charities. They are called Kola Nut productions and made this lovely short video for … Continue reading

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Refine, Restore & Rejoice (from gypsum bag)

The first print classes with some hotel residents & friends went well. I brought some lino with me, so we used that as the plaster has been a bit tricky taking 5 to 6 days to slightly harden seemed too … Continue reading

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Panga Chumvi beach resort

Panga Chumvi is a tropical paradise with soft silver sands, a very warm sea protected by a coral reef. We have rooms looking out to the sea. Rebecca Maguire one of the owners of Panga Chumvi who has set up … Continue reading

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We are here

in Zanzibar. We have arrived at Panga Chumvi Beach resort and spent the 1st day getting to know the place and the people here (and quite a lot of sleep-catching-up.) Tomorrow we hope to add some more photographs of Panga … Continue reading

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Hello Everyone

Welcome to Christine’s Zanzibar blog. 2 days before we arrive in Panga Chumvi, Zanzibar. I have been invited together with George Richards to the Panga Chumvi beach resort & eco hotel in Matemwa Zanzibar to be their first artists in … Continue reading

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