I’m Valerie Thurner

Freelance journalist and creative based in Kenya and Switzerland.


I am Passionate About Telling Stories. 

This promotional documentary short introduces Nairobi based visual artist Prina Shah, in the run-up of her upcoming solo show, In Transition, at Gallery Brulhart in Geneva.

Real anti-racist action means more than spreading hashtags


They are calling for the city of Zurich to remove racist symbols and building names from the old town: The founders of the Zurich based anti-racism collective “Mir Sind Vo Da”.

Film Programmer

Curated program on young Kenya Arthouse film, for Xenix Studio cinema Zurich, Switzerland. Despite many economic and political. Young Kenyan auteur cinema is striving for international screens..

« Dream Of a Garden»


«Dandora, a neighborhood in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, was threatened with drawning in garbage. Until the population took the urban design into their own hands.

The hills


Nairobi Streets

The Crator

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