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ARTS: Colours of Turkey

Makerere gallery features explorations of ancient culture through paintings Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Turkey has a rich cultural heritage. It is largely known as part of the cradle of civilization in Europe with recorded history stretching back over 15,000 years ago. It remains a dominant influence on contemporary European social, …

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Women fantasies at AKA Gallery

`Women Fantasies’ showing now at AKA Gallery in Kampala stimulates dialogue on issues of women emancipation and anticipations both locally and globally. It is a trend now for contemporary artists to respond to global issues in their art. Ngula Yusuf Kiire’s work in the exhibition themed `Women Fantasies’ showing now …

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Art of rebellion

One painting depicts the recent controversial stripping by Makerere University don Stella Nyanzi, in protest against alleged unfair treatment by her supervisor. By Dominic Muwanguzi African identity, pride and beauty, and the politics around them are the subject of Samson Ssenkaaba aka Xenson’s exhibition at Afriart Gallery in Kampala. Dubbed …

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