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[29 Sep 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Kampala’s Spoken Words

Competitions can be classrooms. The Spoken Word Project in Uganda could be exactly that — a space to teach and learn.

Featured, Issue 036 Sep-Oct '13, Special analysis »

[24 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Look Now – The 55th Venice Biennale | ]
Look Now – The 55th Venice Biennale

The Venice Biennale undoubtedly remains one of the most important platforms for international contemporary art and its market. A national participation allows for visibility, for a national statement and leaves a footprint in certain version of the international history of art.

Featured, Issue 036 Sep-Oct '13, Literature »

[22 Sep 2013 | 6 Comments | ]
Derek Lubangakene: The Only Ugandan on the 2013 Golden Baobab Prizes Longlist

When the 2013 Golden Baobab Prizes longlist was announced over two weeks ago, we were curious to see how many of the writers would be from Uganda. The answer is one. Derek Lubangakene is on the longlist for the Golden Baobab Prize for Early Chapter Books for his story Of Ghosts and Grave-Robbers. By Nanama B. Acheampong.

Featured, Issue 036 Sep-Oct '13, Music, Special analysis, Uncategorized »

[18 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Rift Valley Festival 2013 | ]
Rift Valley Festival 2013

A platform like the Rift Valley Festival can be used to strategically develop ones career, but it is dependent on the vision of the musician. There is no point in going there to just collect contacts. One must follow up with emails or phone calls in order to develop relationships or explore future collaborations.

Editorial Notes, Featured, Issue 036 Sep-Oct '13 »

[2 Sep 2013 | 5 Comments | ]
Issue 036 – Festivals, Awards & Prizes

An Editorial Note

What is the first thought that comes to mind when you hear about an art festival: Can I go? Who will be there? And if an artist has won a prize or an award, do you immediately want to look them up and consume what they are producing?

Festivals, awards and prizes showcase art in a unique way. These outlets make the arts more public. They serve to legitimise or judge the arts. Furthermore, they are spaces for conversations […]