Ingrid Mwangi was born in Nairobi, Kenya. Robert Hutter was born in Ludwigshafen/Rhein, Germany. They both received New Artistic Media degrees from the University of Fine Arts Saar, Saarbrcken, and have received scholarships from the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, and residency scholarships of the Rhineland-Palatinate studio at the CitInternationale des Arts, Paris. They merged their names and biographies and became the single artist Mwangi Hutter. Working with video, photography, installation, sculpture, painting and performance, Mwangi Hutter’s work reflects on shifting societal realities, creating an aesthetics of self-knowledge and interrelationship.
Mwangi Hutter live and work in Berlin, Germany and Nairobi, Kenya.