Trashy Business- Give trash a second Chance .
Electronic refuse dumps in the Nairobi, the capital of Kenya was a stepping stone for Cyrus Kabiru as he gave dumped materials new life.
His creative pathways embody soul playfulness and inspire the Nairobi youth and creatives alike.
He steps in various aspects of art, between sculpture, performance, and fashion.
His gallery has sculptures, glasses and humorous canvassed painting portrayals of contemporary life in Kenya. Bottle caps are sewn together depicting African nature.
Artwork beyond the regular , his life journey is embodied in the prosthetic knowledge gallery.
His obsession with eyewear all started when his father refused to get him ordinary spectacles, so he created his own special twist in eyewear. He turns spectacles into various forms that enter a new realm of creativity into the beyond
My spectacles draw curiosity and attention . It therapeutical in a sense!
#CreatepreneurAfrica Spectacular Inventor Cyrus Kabiru
Tell us what drives you? What is your true passion in life?
How did you find your passion and how old were you?
A young age, I forget how young I was. I just know my dad inspired me. He did not like the ordinary in anything! even refused to get me glasses I desired, so I created them!
What about your passion appeals to you the most?
What drove you to make money from your passions?
When was the first time you were paid for your passion?
What kept you going when you thought about giving up?
What motivates you every day to be even more successful?
Every day, Every morning when I wake up, I fell like I must achieve something. I want to raise my art to new heights. I want to soar my art internationally. More so.I do believe it is already there.
What do you have to say to all of the people who doubted you?
Doubt me if you need to…..thats your choice ……but not my work. It has been a long journey for me to reach where I am
What advice do you give to aspiring creative is who look up to you?
Just believe in what you are doing, be the best and if you want to move be your unique self. Be what you want to be