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Xenson’s impresses with his exhibition of everything


On Friday evening, Samson Ssenkaaba alias Xenson held an exhibition at the newly opened visual art exhibition space Afriart @7. A gallery that defies the common set up of such spaces, it allows artistes to work their ideas without limitations; hung things in space, move walls and put together almost …

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MabARTi Challange is back


Art is a culture, language and way of life. Yet many Ugandans find it hard to relate with art. Apparently, they feel that local art isn’t accessible; artists paint, create or compose to connect with a market miles away. They think that much of the art is so abstract, yet …

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Music edges out Visual Art at LaBa!’s tenth


Every time the LaBa festival has been held in the past 10 years, the theme of visual art coming to the street would override everything else. Yet as the festival celebrated a decade at Bukoto street on Saturday, it was hard saying that visual art came out on to the …

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Xenson Senkaaba upstages self at Pro Afro exhibition


At the opening drink up of Samson Senkaaba alias Xenson’s Pro Afro, we could have imagined that he had skipped his own exhibition.Probably one Uganda’s most diverse artists and artiste, Xenson is a multi-talented act that does disciplines like fashion, installation art, rap music, spoken word and poetry.On Friday 13, …

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City Remixing photo exhibition appreciates Kampala


Rumanzi  Canon’s picture of the High Court Rumanzi Canon’s photography at the ongoing City Remixing photo exhibition at the Margaret Trowell School of Industrial and Fine Arts Makerere University is quite a sight.It’s mostly that place where new media and technology meets creativity; most of his pieces on display can …

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New art gallery opens up in Kampala

A new gallery has opened in Kampala prominently featuring mostly art collections by new or little known artists.Located along Kira road in Kamwokya, the Acacia Art Gallery is looking at providing space to artists that may not get a chance to showcase their work in renowned art galleries since they …

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Art piece criticizes the church on gay rights

The question about gay rights has always raised a lot of debate around the African continent, with many arguing it’s abnormal and un-African.But amidst the debate, only one school of people around the world has found a common ground and agreed not to tolerate gay people – the church.It’s what …

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