Kenya XYZ Show

Collection with 21 media items created by Mais Istanbuli ★★★★★

26 Feb 2013 09:00

The XYZ Show comments on current political and social affairs in Kenya through the use of latex puppets resembling prominent figures.On The XYZ Show, national leaders in Kenya are lampooned with the purpose of using humour to address difficult and controversial national issues while promoting transparency in government. The XYZ Show is modelled after the UK’s “Spitting Image” and France’s “Les Guignols de L’Info” television programs.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (1 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

Puppeteers wait for the filming to start at the GoDown Arts Centre , 26 February 2013 where the satirical television program, The XYZ Show is produced. A satirical television program, The XYZ Show comments on current political and social affairs in Kenya through the use of latex puppets resembling prominent figures.On The XYZ Show, national leaders in Kenya are lampooned with the purpose of using humour to address difficult and controversial national issues while promoting transparency in government. The XYZ Show is modelled after the UK’s “Spitting Image” and France’s “Les Guignols de L’Info” television programs.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (2 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

Boxes containing the puppets of political leaders are stored at the GoDown Arts Centre , 26 February 2013 where the satirical television program, The XYZ Show is produced. A satirical television program, The XYZ Show comments on current political and social affairs in Kenya through the use of latex puppets resembling prominent figures.On The XYZ Show, national leaders in Kenya are lampooned with the purpose of using humour to address difficult and controversial national issues while promoting transparency in government. The XYZ Show is modelled after the UK’s “Spitting Image” and France’s “Les Guignols de L’Info” television programs.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (3 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

Puppeteer Fedelis Kyab pose with a puppet at the GoDown Arts Centre , 26 February 2013 where the satirical television program, The XYZ Show is produced. A satirical television program, The XYZ Show comments on current political and social affairs in Kenya through the use of latex puppets resembling prominent figures.On The XYZ Show, national leaders in Kenya are lampooned with the purpose of using humour to address difficult and controversial national issues while promoting transparency in government. The XYZ Show is modelled after the UK’s “Spitting Image” and France’s “Les Guignols de L’Info” television programs.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (4 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

Puppets can be seen in the workshop at the GoDown Arts Centre , 26 February 2013 where the satirical television program, The XYZ Show is produced. A satirical television program, The XYZ Show comments on current political and social affairs in Kenya through the use of latex puppets resembling prominent figures.On The XYZ Show, national leaders in Kenya are lampooned with the purpose of using humour to address difficult and controversial national issues while promoting transparency in government. The XYZ Show is modelled after the UK’s “Spitting Image” and France’s “Les Guignols de L’Info” television programs.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (5 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

A puppeteer react from the effort of working with puppets at the GoDown Arts Centre , 26 February 2013 where the satirical television program, The XYZ Show is produced. A satirical television program, The XYZ Show comments on current political and social affairs in Kenya through the use of latex puppets resembling prominent figures.On The XYZ Show, national leaders in Kenya are lampooned with the purpose of using humour to address difficult and controversial national issues while promoting transparency in government. The XYZ Show is modelled after the UK’s “Spitting Image” and France’s “Les Guignols de L’Info” television programs.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (6 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

A puppeteer practice his moves ahead of shooting at the GoDown Arts Centre , 26 February 2013 where the satirical television program, The XYZ Show is produced. A satirical television program, The XYZ Show comments on current political and social affairs in Kenya through the use of latex puppets resembling prominent figures.On The XYZ Show, national leaders in Kenya are lampooned with the purpose of using humour to address difficult and controversial national issues while promoting transparency in government. The XYZ Show is modelled after the UK’s “Spitting Image” and France’s “Les Guignols de L’Info” television programs.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (7 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

A puppeteer practice his moves ahead of shooting at the GoDown Arts Centre , 26 February 2013 where the satirical television program, The XYZ Show is produced. A satirical television program, The XYZ Show comments on current political and social affairs in Kenya through the use of latex puppets resembling prominent figures.On The XYZ Show, national leaders in Kenya are lampooned with the purpose of using humour to address difficult and controversial national issues while promoting transparency in government. The XYZ Show is modelled after the UK’s “Spitting Image” and France’s “Les Guignols de L’Info” television programs.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (8 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

A assistant use a marker as shooting start at the GoDown Arts Centre , 26 February 2013 where the satirical television program, The XYZ Show is produced. A satirical television program, The XYZ Show comments on current political and social affairs in Kenya through the use of latex puppets resembling prominent figures.On The XYZ Show, national leaders in Kenya are lampooned with the purpose of using humour to address difficult and controversial national issues while promoting transparency in government. The XYZ Show is modelled after the UK’s “Spitting Image” and France’s “Les Guignols de L’Info” television programs.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (9 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

Cartoonist Gado discusses the day's shoot with the production team before beginning filming.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (10 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

A puppet depicting US President Barack Obama is seen in the wardrobe department at the GoDown Arts Centre , 26 February 2013 where the satirical television program, The XYZ Show is produced. A satirical television program, The XYZ Show comments on current political and social affairs in Kenya through the use of latex puppets resembling prominent figures.On The XYZ Show, national leaders in Kenya are lampooned with the purpose of using humour to address difficult and controversial national issues while promoting transparency in government. The XYZ Show is modelled after the UK’s “Spitting Image” and France’s “Les Guignols de L’Info” television programs.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (11 of 21)
nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

Sculptor Eric Mokua poses with a clay model of US First Lady Michelle Obama.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (12 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

Puppet maker Im Muchemi poses with a clay mould of a puppet.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (13 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

Puppeteers work with puppets at the GoDown Arts Centre , 26 February 2013 where the satirical television program, The XYZ Show is produced. A satirical television program, The XYZ Show comments on current political and social affairs in Kenya through the use of latex puppets resembling prominent figures.On The XYZ Show, national leaders in Kenya are lampooned with the purpose of using humour to address difficult and controversial national issues while promoting transparency in government. The XYZ Show is modelled after the UK’s “Spitting Image” and France’s “Les Guignols de L’Info” television programs.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (15 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

Various props of guns hang in the workshop at the GoDown Arts Centre, where the satirical television program, 'The XYZ Show' is produced.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (16 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

A clay mould of a puppet at the GoDown Arts Centre , 26 February 2013 where the satirical television program, The XYZ Show is produced. A satirical television program, The XYZ Show comments on current political and social affairs in Kenya through the use of latex puppets resembling prominent figures.On The XYZ Show, national leaders in Kenya are lampooned with the purpose of using humour to address difficult and controversial national issues while promoting transparency in government. The XYZ Show is modelled after the UK’s “Spitting Image” and France’s “Les Guignols de L’Info” television programs..

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (17 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

Puppet maker Im Muchemi poses with a clay mould of a puppet.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (18 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

Puppets are dressed and ready for filming at the GoDown Arts Centre , 26 February 2013 where the satirical television program, The XYZ Show is produced. A satirical television program, The XYZ Show comments on current political and social affairs in Kenya through the use of latex puppets resembling prominent figures.On The XYZ Show, national leaders in Kenya are lampooned with the purpose of using humour to address difficult and controversial national issues while promoting transparency in government. The XYZ Show is modelled after the UK’s “Spitting Image” and France’s “Les Guignols de L’Info” television programs.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (19 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

A member of the production team monitors sound while filming an episode of the show.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (20 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

The crew use DSLR cameras at the GoDown Arts Centre, where the satirical television program is filmed.

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KENYA XYZ SHOW (21 of 21)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
26 Feb 2013

Boxes containing the puppets of political leaders are stored at the GoDown Arts Centre , 26 February 2013 where the satirical television program, The XYZ Show is produced. A satirical television program, The XYZ Show comments on current political and social affairs in Kenya through the use of latex puppets resembling prominent figures.On The XYZ Show, national leaders in Kenya are lampooned with the purpose of using humour to address difficult and controversial national issues while promoting transparency in government. The XYZ Show is modelled after the UK’s “Spitting Image” and France’s “Les Guignols de L’Info” television programs.