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Uganda's visual environment: development and change
(Triangle Arts Trust, 2002)
The appropriation of external elements and their local domestication are important ingredients for the growth and survival of a distinct culture. Norbert Kaggwa, a student at the Margaret Trowell School of Fine Art, Makerere ...
A studio based exploration of metaphors in the art of drawing in Uganda
This study explores the relationship between drawing and metaphors through studio practice in order to raise the artistic qualities in the art of drawing in Uganda. The study was initiated out of the researcher’s experience ...
Meaning-making in visual culture: the case of integrating Ganda idigenous knowledge with contemporary art practice in Uganda
ABSTRACT It is apparent that in Buganda, art produced in the studio is detached from its community. This realization undermines the basic tenets of the indigenous systems of knowledge generation, acquisition, and practical ...
Art as a social practice: transforming lives using sculpture in HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention in Uganda
This article explores the possibilities of art as social practice in the context of the fight against HIV/AIDS. It is inspired by notions of art having the capacity to move beyond the spaces of galleries into an expanded ...