Articles in the Issue 004 Dec ´09 Category
Issue 004 Dec ´09, Special analysis, Visual Art »
Henry Mzili Mujunga chats with the curator of the Dutch Masters Today exhibition at the Uganda Museum and ponders how to start an “art epidemic”.
The Dutch masters are here. Who’s excited? Is it Rembrandt or Van Gogh? Are Corneille Van Beverloo, Karel Appel and Peter Deim really present in Uganda? If you are not a student of art or an art enthusiast, you haven’t a clue about what I am talking.
Issue 004 Dec ´09, Opinions »
Back in the day, many brave terrorists from south of the great lake tried to cross this devil’s corridor in pursuit of Evil-Fat- Daddy, but instead lost all their memory and all their programs in its red waters. Evil-Fat-Daddy escaped into the dry dunes to the North and later dried up due to lack of orange juice. Legend has it that out of the 27 terrorists, only the milkman made it across the slithering red slime.
Artwork critiques, Issue 004 Dec ´09, Visual Art »
Art collectors, Issue 004 Dec ´09, Visual Art »
A Q&A with Pamela Kertland Wright, collector, writer and owner of Emin Pasha hotel as well as several other safari lodges in Uganda.
“I think there is incredible talent here in Uganda. But sometimes it needs to be taken out of Uganda to be fully appreciated. When people visit our house in the UK and see the art we have there, they are amazed. We have been buying pieces for people overseas, who seem to appreciate the work more than [...]
Artist interviews, Issue 004 Dec ´09 »
George Kyeyune reflects on how the medium affects the message in contemporary Ugandan art.
“Nabulime makes casts of male and female genitals in transparent soap into which she embeds dark seeds to look like infections. We all know that soap is a cleaning agent. The metaphor presented here is that spiritual and physical cleanliness is crucial to the prevention of HIV infection.”