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Exhibition: Echoes by Naomi Van Rampelberg, Oct. 26 – Nov. 26 2014 @ One Off Contemporary Art Gallery

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PRIVATE VIEW/OPENING
Date: Sunday, 26 October 2014
Venue: One Off Contemporary Art Gallery
Time: 11am to 5pm

The exhibition runs until 26th November 2014 features paper collage, painted art and jewellery works by Naomi Van Rampelberg.

Find out more about the work of Naomi Van Rampelberg and the exhibition here

October 20, 2014 at 5:38 pm Leave a comment

The Affordable Art Show, Oct. 24-26 2014 @ Nairobi National Museum Courtyard

Affordable Art Show

October 17, 2014 at 2:15 pm Leave a comment

Art Exhibition by Kenyan Artist Sebastian Kiarie, Oct. 18-31 2014 @ Banana Hill Art Gallery

Banana Gallery

October 17, 2014 at 2:12 pm Leave a comment

Animation Exhibition: Get Rich by artist Andrew Njoroge, Oct. 23 – Nov. 2 2014 @ Kuona Trust

Get Rich Exhibition
Opening next week Get Rich an animation exhibition by artist Andrew Njoroge

Date and Time: Thursday,23rd October at Kuona Trust from 6pm onwards

About the artist
Andrew Njoroge is a visual artist based at Kuona Trust. He attended Evelyn College of Design to study Interior Design and later went to Savannah College of Art and Design, and New Jersey University in the United States.Andrew is works with digital art, drawing, painting and music.

The exhibition officially opens on Thursday, 23rd October 2014 from 6pm.

October 17, 2014 at 2:03 pm Leave a comment

Sanaa Exhibition: Supporting upcoming artists, Oct. 23 2014 @ Dari Hotel and Coffee Garden

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Venue: Dari Hotel and Coffee Garden
Date: 23rd October 2014
Time: 4-8pm

October 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm Leave a comment

Kampala Contemporary Art Festival, Oct. 4-31 2014 @ Kampala Railway Station & 28 Locations Across the City

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KLA ART 014, Kampala Contemporary Art Festival
Theme: “Unmapped” Who are the unheard voices of our cities?

Dates: 4th – 31st October 2014
Venue: Kampala Railway Station & 28 Locations Across the City
For the month of October, thirty artists from Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Congo and Rwanda will unveil
new artworks across Kampala.

The festival will see the reopening of Kampala’s Railway Station to the public for an exhibition that will feature the work of ten artists, showcasing their interpretation of the “Unmapped”.

“The bicycle knife sharpener; the express fashion designer; the mobile nail salon: they fill every corner of the city. ‘Unmapped’ will attempt to artistically showcase how people from every stratum of society adapt creatively to survive” Violet Nantume, Curatorial Committee, KLA ART 014

Five Ugandan curators, working with renowned South African curator Gabi Ngcobo, have selected the artists, who include Helen Nabukenya; a visual artist from Uganda who uses discarded fabric to create vast tapestries depicting the overlooked, the forgotten and the rejected. From Kenya, Dennis Muraguri explores the matatu; presenting it, not only as a transport tool, but also as a space for intriguing gossip and communication.

Reaching out directly to the public, twenty boda bodas (motorcycle taxis) will be turned into artworks, ‘mapping’ Kampala, by forming temporary exhibition spaces in pre–‐‑selected locations across the capital. Ugandan artist Kizito Mbuga will transform a boda boda into a travelling cinema; whilst Ogwang Jimmy John will turn another into an interactive recording studio, which maps the ‘unheard’ musicians of the city. The mobile exhibition will attract new audiences from every corner of Kampala, from the iconic Independence Monument to bustling Ggaba market on the shores of Lake Victoria.

“Building on the success of the festival in 2012, KLA ART 014 offers a platform to showcase new and emerging ideas by contemporary Ugandan artists. KLA ART is a two–‐‑year process of thought, production and experimentation resulting in a unique festival, which directly links artists, artworks and audiences” Rocca Gutteridge, Project Director, KLA ART 014

“Umeme has partnered with KLA ART 014 to celebrate and support art as a driver of community togetherness, self-development and cultural diversity” Core Supporting Partner, Umeme (Energy distribution company, Uganda)

For more information visit http://klaart.org/

October 13, 2014 at 5:13 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: The Great Herds of Kenya by Patrick Mavros, Oct. 16-18 @ Village Market

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Dates: October 16-18, 2014
Venue: No. 284, the Village Market
Time: 8 am – 5 pm

October 12, 2014 at 5:09 pm Leave a comment

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