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Retrospect on Beautiful Imperfections

An exhibition by Makerere Art School Alumni Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | It is exactly six years now that three fresh graduates of Margaret Trowell School of Industrial and Fineart got together to mount a show at the Makerere Art gallery. The three artists namely: Patrick Mulondo, Emmanuel Lwanga …

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What is African art?

University don confronts subject of African identity, neo-colonialism and decolonisation Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | The question of African identity in art has been very topical recently. Africa does not produce art and all the art created by African artists – in the Diaspora and on the continent – …

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ARTS: Different But One 23

Annual academic-artists’ exhibit emphasises research and collaboration Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | It is time for `Different But One’ – the annual exhibit by art lecturers of Margaret Trowell School of Industrial and Fine art which has been running for 23 years! Every beginning of the year, the lecturers …

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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: Inside Immy Mali’s pain machine

Some people like to complain over everything, even at the slightest provocation. Anderu Immaculate aka Immy Mali prefers to seek solutions to problems. Any problem, that is. This includes complex social issues that many would rather keep under wraps or discuss in whispers and hushed tones. Unfortunately (or fortunately for …

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