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Uganda Arts and Cultural Crafts Expo held in Kampala

Xinhua 08 Apr 2022
A visitor views paintings during the Uganda Arts and Cultural Crafts Expo in Kampala, Uganda, April 7, 2022 ... A visitor views paintings during the Uganda Arts and Cultural Crafts Expo in Kampala, Uganda, April 7, 2022 ... Uganda Arts and ...

Over 660 AKU students graduate at global convocation

The News International 27 Feb 2022
Climate scientist, author and activist Dr Peter Kalmus addressed the convocation as its chief guest ... He also noted that the AKU would be launching new medical and nursing degree programmes in East Africa, building a new Aga Khan University Hospital and University Centre in Kampala and launching a Faculty of Arts and Sciences in Karachi ... Comments ... .

2022 Executive Service Corps All Star Nonprofit Advisory Council Announced

Longview News-Journal 31 Jan 2022
Janine Mileaf, PhD, Executive Director and Chief Curator, The Arts Club of Chicago. Janine Mileaf, Ph.D., is Executive Director and Chief Curator of The Arts Club of Chicago, a cultural hub for the city since 1916 ... Dada and Surrealist Objects After the Readymade, and co-editor of The Arts Club of Chicago at 100 and A Home for Surrealism.

Why West African art is on the rise: 'The awakening of a sleeping giant'

The National 10 Jan 2022
... fairs such as Art Basel Miami Beach and Abu Dhabi Art, as well as fairs across the continent ... Karungi of Afriart has set up Silhouette Projects, an artist residency programme, as well co-founding the art journal Start and most importantly the Kampala Art Biennale, in 2014.

SXSW 2022 Announces First 243 Artists Including Geese, Horsegirl, Maxo Kream, Enumclaw, & CHAII (Not CHAI)

Stereogum 20 Oct 2021
Last year, SXSW 2021 went virtual. The year before that, the Austin-based fest was cancelled outright due to COVID-19. For 2022’s event, SXSW will be back and in-person from March 14 through 20 ... A Giant Dog (Austin TX) ... Art d’Ecco (Victoria CANADA). Authentically Plastic (Kampala UGANDA) ... Kampire (Kampala UGANDA) ... MC Yallah (Kampala UGANDA) ... .

Embracing vitiligo: Ugandan artist dispels skin stigma with portraits

The Guardian 01 Oct 2021
... at an art exhibition in Kampala in 2019, when he accused the pop star of bleaching his skin.

Sserwadda Celebrates Everyday Lives of Africans Everywhere

All Africa 27 Aug 2021
Remmy Sserwadda's first solo exhibition, Friend Request, finally opened on August 14 at the Xenson Art Space in Kamwokya, Kampala ....

GLOBALink | Ugandan Kung Fu fan passes on skills to youngsters

Xinhua 24 Aug 2021
KAMPALA, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- Five-year-old Hasifa Nakirijja is becoming well known in Uganda because of her amazing skills in kung fu (Chinese martial arts). Nakirijja lives with her parents in the shanty town of Katooke, north of the country's capital Kampala ... Produced by Xinhua Global Service. .

Feature: Ugandan Kung Fu fan passes on skills to youngsters 23 Aug 2021
KAMPALA, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Five-year-old Hasifa Nakirijja is becoming popular in local media and among netizens in Uganda because of her amazing skills in Kung Fu (Chinese martial arts). Nakirijja stays with her parents in the shanty town of Katooke, north of the country's capital Kampala.

Controversy in Ugandan Art

All Africa 19 Aug 2021
It was a brainchild of the art gallery, under the patronage of Kampala ...

Leilah Babirye's blowtorched trash sculptures of queer Ugandan royalty come to London

The Art Newspaper 04 Jun 2021
The Ugandan artist Leilah Babirye began carving wooden masks just over a decade ago after attending a concert with a group of LGBTQ art students in Kampala ... “This art form suddenly took on a new meaning,” she says ... So I began burning my art to destroy it ... The Art Newspaper is an official media partner of London Gallery Weekend.

Raxio launches data centre in Uganda

Algeria Times 30 May 2021
Raxio has unveiled Uganda’s first state of the art Tier III carrier-neutral data centre at its site in the Kampala Industrial and Business Park (KIBP) ... Raxio’s facility uses state-of-the-art design and technologies to meet customer requirements and while minimising the impact on the environment.

On The Road With: The Sex Clinic host Sarah Mulindwa on frightening cliff walks and wild nights in New York

Metro UK 17 May 2021
Kampala is the largest city and capital of Uganda (Picture ... Kampala ... A top area is the Industrial Area, although the name is misleading as it’s home to Kampala’s upscale nightlife scene. If you appreciate art, you’ll fall in love with the Casa de Roy Champagne bar ... arts and crafts.

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