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Exciting student art

It’s multi-disciplinary, full of potential | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Exhibitions by art students often throw up surprises. Young artists are adventurous, innovative and revel in what is trending in the art world to cross boundaries. An ongoing exhibition by second and third year Industrial and Fine Art students of Kyambogo …

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Weaver Bird Sculpture Park

Open air sculptures in that mirror a community’s cultural heritage The Independent | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | The  perception that art only resides in the traditional art spaces like museums and galleries is quickly overturned when one visits Weaver Bird Sculpture Park, located almost 7 km from Masaka town, on the …

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ARTS: Embodiments of reason

Six artists revolutionizing materiality and collaboration Materiality in art is often evoked by artists as a response to how different objects in the community can be used to produce art. In the recent joint exhibition by Dr. Lilian Nabulime (Uganda) and Maria Brinch (Norway), the artists ventured into experimenting on …

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Connection in isolation

The odd link between Ntensibe and Klimt’s art THE INDEPENDENT | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Gustave Klimt and Joseph Ntensibe can’t have been born and bred more differently. They lived and practiced their art in different periods and cultural worlds. Klimt is an Austrian 19th Century painter who lived between 1862 …

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Art that cares

`We have lost our capacity to empathise; to ask what if it were me’ Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | For his boda boda helmet project, artist Collin Sekajugo creatively decorates works motor-cycle rider helmets using textile collages or paintings in a campaign against road accidents. Kampala has narrow roads …

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Daring the art market

Ugandan goes for solo show in Nairobi Mark Kassi is a figurative artist working with acrylics. His distinctive segmented style on canvas borrowed from the appliqué technique synonymous with textile design, has earned him a name in the region. He sometimes uses an arbitrary palette that ends up into harmonious …

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Kigali photo fest

Rwanda gets contemporary art festival | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Photography is more than the art of taking a picture. It is a powerful story-telling tool. It is, therefore, not surprising that it is increasingly being courted as a medium to narrate the diverse African experience on one stage called the …

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Making trouble with art

It is difficult to silence artists providing critical perceptive Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Political art says more than the problems facing the community. If it is issues of social injustice or political tyranny, the artist will deliberately set up imagery in his work to provoke anger, despair and …

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ARTS: Maria Naita

And the art of big things | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Maria Naita is one of the few women on the Uganda contemporary art scene. She defies stereotypes and exudes a consciousness of her equal rights in a male dominated industry and a readiness to fight for them. She does both …

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