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Tapping into Western modernist Art

“Referencing the work of others shows an awareness of self and others” Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | The influence of Western modern art on Modern and Contemporary art from Uganda is has always been visible. . In the past artist like Geofrey Mukasa (RIP) where much inspired by western …

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MultiChoice Uganda showcases ‘What’s new in telling our stories and what’s coming’

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MultiChoice Uganda has made several landmark additions to its content offerings in the last seven months, delivering further on its promise to support Ugandan content by showcasing local films and entertainment. MultiChoice Uganda, dubbed the home of great Pay-Tv entertainment, held its annual media showcase …

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ARTS: Wamala Tombs

A site of Buganda’s rich cultural heritage reflected in the diverse material culture | THE INDEPENDENT | A top a sprawling hill located in Nasanna- Wakiso district, in a small village  called Katooke, about 12km from Kampala, is the Wamala tombs.  This cultural site is burial ground of Buganda’s 29thKing, …

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ARTS: Golden oldies

Why we’re obsessed with music from our youth | KELLY JAKUBOWSKI | People tend to be extremely nostalgic about the music they listened to when they were young. If you were a teenager in the 1970s, chances are you will love Queen, Stevie Wonder or ABBA. And if you were …

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