Monday, 15 Apr 2024
Tag: Ugandan Arts Trust

The artist, Ian Mwesiga sits in front of his painting, I am only Human

Melancholy Exhibition, probes the pain of introspection and the joy of self-knowledge

“All the time, whenever I would go to paint, there was this thing in me. I think the energy in the paintings would show there is some bit of soul-searching,” he said to me, drawing back his arms behind his head in a thoughtful pose. There it was. The spirit of Melancholy.