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Modern African art gets pride of place in bold new Cape Town gallery

Cape Town, South Africa | AFP | Towering over Cape Town’s Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, a clutch of abandoned grain silos has been transformed into Africa’s largest museum dedicated to the continent’s contemporary art. With its honeycomb lattice windows reflecting the Atlantic Ocean and the city’s landmark Table Mountain, the audacious …

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ARTS: Gun, flowers, masks

Multimedia artist Xenson tackles contemporary issues with creative flair Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI |Even before I entered Afriart on 7th in Kampala’s Industrial Area to see Samson Ssenkaaba aka Xenon’s latest exhibition, I knew I was going to see rare creativity. It is a quality that defines this artist. …

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Bobi Wine set for ‘Your Music, Your Voice’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Music and politics will come together in Kampala on October 3rd and 4th at  the “Your Music, Your Voice” event. “Your Music, Your Voice” will create a platform for Pan-African dialogue between socially active artistes to discuss their role in using music and fame to …

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ARTS: Sadat stays loyal to style

`Beauty & Fabric Tales’ exhibit mirrors Anwar shows value of consistence | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Pushed by the prevailing hunger to stay relevant, many artists are fast shifting styles to embrace new art forms, audiences, and markets. Anwar Sadat Nakibinge is different. His ongoing show at Umoja Art Gallery in …

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The art of cancer

Adventurous `Staying Alive’ exhibit documents the Uganda Cancer Institute Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | The story of cancer in Uganda is a touching one. With minimal resources and infrastructure to combat the disease coupled with the swelling numbers of patients admitted to the Uganda Cancer Institute Mulago every day, …

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