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[20 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on Lasting Reflections from Lubumbashi | ]
Lasting Reflections from Lubumbashi

I continue to reflect on Lubumbashi and feel affirmed that discussions, spaces and documentation is the way to make the little we have into something bigger and better.

Featured, Issue 038 Education, Special analysis »

[15 Jan 2014 | 4 Comments | ]
Beyond Tradition & Modernity: Contemporary Art in Uganda

From the start, Uganda’s contemporary visual arts were defined by the absence of their own ‘authentic’ tradition. Throughout the early twentieth century, Makerere University’s European directors sought either to stimulate a latent African-ness of their own imagining in the students, or to push them into the future via an exposure to foreign experiments in representation