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ARTS: Comic cases of identity

How to know an artist from their art Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Want to know an artist – personality,character, and identity? Do not very far from their art. Take Roshani Madina Silibani. Her paintings reflect her double ancestry. The artist was born and raised in Uganda, but is of Indian …

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ARTS: Unfamiliarity at surfaces exhibition

Some of the drawings are larger than life hanging on the white-washed walls of the large gallery space. At the entrance, a glass bottles installation hangs like a chandelier from the ceiling. KAMPALA, UGANDA |DOMINIC MUWANGUZI| Inside the bottles are drawings of different facial expressions staring at you. Right beneath it, …

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ARTS: Scenes of contrast

Romantic Lamu and easy Kisenyi Kampala, Uganda| DOMINIC MUWANGUZI |Lamu, a beautiful idyllic Island located along the Indian Ocean coastline in Kenya is a popular holiday resort. The island boasts of sandy beaches and Afro-Arabian culture depicted in the architecture, cuisine, language and costumes of the habitants. Like any coastal town …

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ARTS: Tasty githeri of art

Exhibition tackles Buganda totems and nostalgic paintings Kampala, Uganda| DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Githeri is a Kenyan word that loosely means cooking different foods – usually maize and beans – in one bowl. When art borrows the concept, the resukt is a wonderful mixture of different ideas, techniques, styles, themes and …

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ARTS: Mayanja’s soot art excites

Common tadooba candle inspirations form avant  garde mixed media exhibition Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Experimental artist Weazher Mayanja has evolved another new technique. The Kyambogo University don is this time using soot from tadooba candle flames on canvas to create captivating art forms. In an ongoing exhibition at …

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ARTS: Sekajugo’s Migugu series

Entrepreneurial artist tackles issues you should care about Kampala, Uganda | Dominic Muwanguzi | Boda-boda; the motorcycle taxi found all over Uganda, is now internationally renowned after being added to the newest edition of the Oxford English dictionary. It plays a vital role in the local transport industry with many …

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