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Send Me Exhibition

Send Me Exhibition

 Elsadig Janka, Gloria Kiconco, Charity Atukunda   OVERVIEW This exhibition brings together three contemporary artists in conversation with Transition Magazine. Charity Atukunda, Elsadig Janka and Gloria Kiconco will show newly commissioned artwork. Each artist...

“Send Me” Inceptions

“Send Me” Inceptions

On 9 December 2022 we sat, saturated by days of conversation and energisedfor new collaborations. This was not a workshop with defined aims and objectives,rather it was an invitation to share food and ideas. Three curators, Kara, Sofia andBonita and a curious leader,...

Borderlands Co-curates Abu Dhabi (Dis) Connected

Borderlands Co-curates Abu Dhabi (Dis) Connected

Borderlands worked with the Middle East Centre at the LSE to conceive a photography exhibition about the history of urban change in Abu Dhabi. the exhibition brings together archival images, contemporary photographs and student-videos to see rapid growth from the...

The Art Kultured Interview – Sheila Nakitende

The Art Kultured Interview – Sheila Nakitende

Sheila Nakitende is a multidisciplinary artist and a mother from Uganda. She participated in the Kampala Art Biennale and the Kampala Art Auction in 2016. She is a recipient of the Parent residency grant from Women’s Studio Workshop New York USA in 2017 and has...

Claire Nalukenge In Conversation with Ugandan artist Sheila Nakitende

Claire Nalukenge In Conversation with Ugandan artist Sheila Nakitende

In this conversation, Claire Nalukenge learns from Sheila Nakitende about her sculptural installation at Makerere university and her general artistic practice. The conversation focuses on Nakitende’s installation titled “Abaana Ba Kintu”. This installation explores...

Abaana ba Kintu Installation

Abaana ba Kintu Installation

Why would an art installation be mounted in a science laboratory? The question is as much intriguing as full of suspense not only to the outsider but also to regular art connoisseur. In fact one can be tempted to conclude it was an alternative to the absence of space...

Real leaders urgently needed

Real leaders urgently needed

On April 2, I was blessed to walk through an art installation of a one Sheila Nakitende, an artist whose practice focuses on womanhood experiences, The installation entitled ‘Abaana Ba Kintu’ loosely translated as “The descendants of Kintu (legendary ancestor of the...

Interview: Manuela Lara

Interview: Manuela Lara

My name is Manuela Lara, I’m from Colombia, and the mediums I used for this artwork are hand-made papers made of natural fibers from Colombia. And then I painted on those papers with a 19th-century technique, terrific technique called ‘Van Dyke Brown’, it’s an...

Interview with Manuela Lara

Interview with Manuela Lara

Tell us about how you decided to become an artist and why?Since I was a child, I loved talking to all kinds of people, asking them about their stories, and exploring the intimacy of their lives. On the other hand, I grew up in a family sensitive to aesthetics, a...