Join us at Start First Sundays at Cayenne at 6pm

Welcome to the third online edition of Start – A Journal of Arts and Culture. We are now officially a monthly journal. Please join us at Cayenne at 6pm March 6th, to meet like-minded and to discuss the East African arts scene. This time we will bring some art works for an informal review.

By Thomas Bjørnskau, Editor at

We hope you enjoy reading Issue 007 of Start. In this issue, you will read the following articles:

  • Where are all the Ugandan female artists
  • The Special One: An interview with Rose Kirumira
  • Different But One 15: Showing 15 of the artworks currently showing at Makerere Art Gallery
  • Learning how to carve wood relief
  • An introduction to the Weaver Bird Artists’ Village
  • Tingatinga painters coming to ISU Kampala

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We are always in need of good writers. Please contact the editor at 0787 896 193 if you have any good ideas.