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The Transforming Blacksmith in Buganda

A trajectory of blacksmithing as a creative practice in pre-colonial and contemporary Buganda CULTURE & ARTS | Dominic Muwanguzi |  Since the pre-colonial times indigenous communities on the African continent have engaged in different art forms as a means of social-l cultural expression and survival on a day to day basis. …

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Matt Kayem: Fraud or Creative Genius

The artist pays tribute to luminary Black African scholars and activists like Cheikh Anta Diop, Franz Fanon and Dr. Henri Clarke in his work | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Stuck Traveller was a conceptual, quite hypnotic installation that featured in the Kampala Art Biennale 2016 exhibition, that introduced the artist, Matt …

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Art curatorship dilemma

Are young curators doing enough gate-keeping of art back home? Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Art exhibitions in Kampala in recent times have gained a good reputation far from what they were yesterday. They are curated by professionally trained curators who have the confidence to select what is suitably …

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Abaana ba Kintu Installation

A showcase of unconventional  art making processes and display | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Why would an art installation be mounted in a science laboratory? The question is as much intriguing as full of suspense not only to the outsider but also to regular art connoisseur. In fact one can be …

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Njabala’s Unanswered Questions

 How legitimate is the gender card in Art and why not art that answers the So What question? | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | The exhibition Njabala This Is Not How that recently opened at Makerere Art gallery within the University campus, is about women. It explores and examines the diverse social- …

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