The InteractionAction Daily

Articles made by friends for friends.

26th May 2024

One hidden Gem

Written by Hillevi Helm If you find yourself along the Kenyan coast, heading north from Mombasa, I want to tell you about a place you’ll reach before you get to Kilifi. There isn’t even a sign by the roadside, and it’s a few winding kilometers and intersections into a dirt road, so it’s not something […]

The Yaya Bookstore

I looked through the recommendations for tourists coming to Nairobi and was somewhat disappointed. Aside from various animal-centric attractions, the suggested places were rather dull. I won’t mention them here, as people have diverse preferences when it comes to exploring new places. But for me it’s a bit of a drag. So what was missing? […]

Observer

written by Hillevi Helm Today, I happened to find myself in an armchair, doing nothing, not because I had nothing to do. In reality, I have plenty of things awaiting my attention, but today I simply didn’t have the energy for them. I sat there daydreaming about the trips I want to take. Such moments […]

Following a dream

A story about two friend going to London, for painting, just that...

About a journey to London and a week all about creativity. Written by: Hillevi Helm “As far as I know, I have always been a dreamer”. One of my earliest memories of dreaming is of me being a professional football player. Not just any player, I aspired to be the best Swedish player at the […]

Landed and settled in Nairobi for no rest.

First meeting the same day as we landed was with the carpenter in one of the suburbs of Nairobi. DIxon started building a table. There was a lot to discuss but we are on the roll for eight tables, even if the future will hold some changes. After the meeting at the carpenter, we set […]

The whole team travel south

Early in the morning on february 8th, 2023 the whole team leaves from  Libido Music’s Office, Stockholm with a portable SampleBar and lots of enthusiasm for the first trip together as a team. Visiting Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi  but also to look at other new projects that are in the loop. The first stop is […]

Recording day in the green.

Kibisi Village is a small village located in the Sichei Location, which is in the Nandi County of Kenya. The village is also located in the western part of Kenya, and it is situated on the slopes of the Nandi Hills. And that’s where we are heading for another recording day. The Sichei Location is […]

Meanwhile in Stockholm

It is not only in Kenya that things are happening. A large part of the work is done in Stockholm at Rumtiden AB. Anna has designed a cool interactive table, which will be at the Etnografiska at Gärdet. Micke and Co are building as we write.  Same idea of presentation will be down at Bomas […]

Fieldtrip to the Western

Leaving Nairobi and following the main highway towards Kampala, Uganda, we will touch the border and start making our first recordings in the western region. We will have our base in the city of Busia, located in Busia County which is the border town to Uganda. On the way, there are more and more green […]