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Inspired by the ordinary

Kateregga captures the everyday in his gripping paintings THE INDEPENDENT | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Not very far from the artist’s studio, you can hear the constant piercing sound of metal fabricators welding and hammering away at aluminum- steel metal. They fabricate the material to produce windows and doors for the …

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Covid-19 art

Kibuuka showcases maturity and confidence  ARTS | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Trends are created when people follow what is popular at the time. Presently there is a trend among   contemporary artists to create art that responds to the Covid-19 pandemic.  It, therefore, is not surprising that Cliff Kibuuka’s recent exhibition titled …

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Art in public in Kampala spaces

  Reflecting on the recent arty innovation on the Kira-Kamwokya stretch Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | The recent initiative by Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) to create an avenue for wildlife sculptures along the Mulago- Kira- Kamwokya stretch provides an opportunity to reflect on the type of art in …

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Art creates water

An exhibition of contrasts at the musuem Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Art is increasingly being adopted as a medium for institutions to advocate social change in communities. Art is seen to have potential to shape or influence everyday perceptions by mirroring the social condition and behavior of communities. …

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Art tongue in cheek

Confronting the complex and delicate with sarcasm and self-portraiture | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | As a social-political commentator, Ugandan artist Paul Ndema exploits adversity to provoke intense dialogue and criticism of the socio-political injustices. In his latest series, he delves into the delicate and complex issues of religion, sexuality and cultural …

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