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Controversy in Ugandan art

When paranoia for controversy clashes with financial ambition Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | In 2010 the first edition of the Controversial Art Exhibition was mounted at Afriart gallery, Kampala. It was a brainchild of the art gallery, under the patronage of Kampala Arts Trust, a creative collective of visual …

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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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