With visual arts not spared from the distress of lockdown as result of the Covid-19 pandemic, artists are taking time to create more works as they try to embrace ‘the new normal’.
Xenson Art space in Kampala will be unveiling works by a group of young artists who have been bringing together a couple of works amidst distress that has seen art get to a standstill world over.
The exhibition dubbed “Look One group exhibition” is showcasing the works of five phenomenal emerging young artists with distinct and profound stories to share through their art forms.
Dorothy Nabunjo, the Co-curator said, “This will be the first exhibition for each of the artists giving us the opportunity to be the first to experience their works.”
Nabunjo noted that the exhibition that which will take place on Saturday in Kamwokya will be conducted in accordance with the health guidelines set by the Ministry of Health.
The artists include, Wanyama Robert Archie who is also a water resource engineer, Aloka Trevor, a member of 32 degrees East, an artist collaborative hub in Kampala,Remmy Sserwadda a self-taught artist who took up painting in 2017, Muramuzi Johnbosco a fulltime practicing visual artist, Kabonge George Wasswa a Ugandan visual artist and a secondary school teacher specializing in the painting genre with collage painting effects and the pointillism style dictions and culture.
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