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Ants invade artist

Reawaken sketches of refugees and other migrants | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Ants are destructive, undesirable creatures. They make anthills that can be a nuisance; especially if they occur near a home, in the compound. Artists like to use them as analogies for invasion. Now consider this: Gilbert Musinguzi has not …

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The curator: Friend or foe

Discussion of the work of internationally renowned curator, Simon Njami, for the Kampala Art Biennale (KAB18) rages on, months after it started on social media. Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | The debate arose from post-festival articles in publications like `C&’ (Contemporary And), by Njami and Ghanaian academic Kwasi Ohehe …

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Circle Art Auction opens

Market place for exceptional art from the region to the world |DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | The much anticipated auction for the East Africa art scene dubbed `Circle Art Auction’ is here. This year is the 6th edition and it has more bidding lots; 59, and new entrants from seven countries. The …

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Romantic emotions on canvas

Dancing Lights for the month of love Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | In Edison Mugalu’s current exhibit titled `Dancing Light’ the motivation is to immortalise the magnificence of light when it appears to be dancing, as if in motion. Mugalu‘s art explores the manner in which light is broadcasted …

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Romance is dead

A psychologist’s reflections on today’s dating scene and what comes next | MARYANNE FISHER | One of my main areas of research is on how women compete amongst each other for mates. So, as I was having lunch with a girlfriend recently, we somehow ended up on the topic of …

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