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Exploration and symbolic interpretation of alternative printing surfaces using the serigraphic printing technique.
(Makerere University, 2008-10)
The contemporary industrial world today provides a variety of printing surfaces, for example, glass, biscuit –fired clay slabs, stone slates, plastic, acrylic boards, and other synthetic materials which have not been ...
The formation of contemporary visual artists in Africa: Revisiting residency programmes.
(Makerere University, 2008-09)
Appreciation of African visual artists’ background in artistic theory, its application and criticism, artists’ quality of experience and their level of artistic knowledge and competencies are critical factors in measuring ...
Art in Uganda in the 20th century
(University of London, 2003)
This study examines the major trends and transformations in Uganda’s modern art practice since its inception at Makerere in the 1930s by Margaret Trowell. In the early stages of its development, Trowell was driven by her ...
A New energy and fervour in Amanda's paintings
Uganda's visual environment: development and change
(Triangle Arts Trust, 2002)
The article looks at the ways in which external factors were a necessary currency for the emergency of new local modernism in visual arts, and at the means by which local resources were used in development in a wider context ...
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 ...
Pioneer Makerere Masters
(Mkuki na Nyota, 2008)
The integration of monumental sculpture in landscapes: a case study of selected Kampala and Entebbe landscapes
This study examines the integration of monumental sculpture with landscapes from a historical point of view of the Western world as well as the Ugandan situation. The study’s objectives are: To find out why monumental ...
A unique complexity
(Wits Art Galleries, 2004)
Kakande follows up the raptures, shifting boarders and radical transformations in Venda pottery. He examines how Venda potters respond to the competitive market by prducing un convetional forms rendered with creative animal ...
The renaissance of contemporary art at Makerere University Art School
This study examined whether the 1960’s in relation to the 1950’s and 1970’s were a decade of the renaissance of contemporary art production at Makerere University Art School. The study had three specific objectives: (i.) To ...