MORRIS FOIT´S SCULPTURE: BIRTH IN THE GARDEN

Morris Foit writes about his sculpture in Nairobi´s Jevanjee Park. The same day as he finished the sculpture called Birth in Garden, a street woman gave birth to a child in that park.

Autor: Morris Foit
Vloženo: 18.07.2008   

HOW A SOLDIER CHANGED TO AN ARTIST

I continued learning with Foit for three years; then I told him I was leaving to be employed as a soldier. He found me later at colege and when he saw my short hair cut he turned away as if he were going to cry.

Autor: Morris Foit
Vloženo: 15.07.2008   

HOW MORRIS FOIT FIRST MET HIS CZECH TEACHER

One day when Foit came to the village market, he found me with my mum and a clay car I had made. I told him that inside the car I had put rubber and soap, and when I rolled the rubber and put the car on the floor, it performed very well.

Autor: Morris Foit
Vloženo: 13.07.2008   

SEE A SCULPTURE IN AFRICA FROM A SATELITE!

Though hard to believe, you can see both the fountain of the Czech Foit and the sculpture of the Kenyan Foit in Nairobi! See University of Nairobi and Jevanjee Garden!

Autor: Daniel Augusta
Vloženo: 11.07.2008   

AFRUM LINKED TWO SCUPLTURES IN NAIROBI

Czech Francis Foit built a huge fountain in Nairobi. Then after nearly 40 years the Kenyan Foit, his student, built a sculpture a few hundred metres away. But yet nobody has linked the sculptures together...

Autor: Daniel Augusta
Vloženo: 11.07.2008   

FOIT´S TEACHER DIED IN A CAR ACCIDENT

PROJECT FOIT - The Kenyan sculptor´s teacher Francis Foit died in a car accident in 1971 - only one week after coming back to Europe from his 24 years long journey in Africa. The search for his family continues!

Autor: Daniel Augusta
Vloženo: 22.06.2008   

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