Why Africa’s Largest Slum is the Best Place in Nairobi

And how to avoid ‘poverty porn’ in your photography

Bill Crandall
Counter Arts
Published in
8 min readDec 5, 2023

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Kibera (all photos © Bill Crandall)

Ok, I wouldn’t go quite that far but I needed a good title hook.

I’ll get to Kibera in a moment, bear with me please.

Nairobi in general is an up-and-coming city with a lot to offer. Great restaurants, lush greenery (at least in wealthy…

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Bill Crandall
Counter Arts

Photographer and educator. Exploring how art and stories can take us forward. Carrying the fire.