Waruguru is interested in everyday materials, especially those associated with the home and everyday life. Many of her works reference women’s practices and traditional cultural identifiers. Her explorations are intimately rooted in personal identity politics, she integrates personal items with items she believes speak about her cultural identity. Her cultural identity combines strong attachments to the country of her birth and her adopted homes, a hybrid identity. She layers found materials and images with objects she’s had around her home to make wall hangings.
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