FormFora celebrates Uganda’s 60th Independence anniversary through a tribute to Kaddu Wasswa a teacher, social worker and cultural actor, his work to make this country culturally diverse and inclusive is admirable, it inspires all of us to further the progress towards liberation.
Subject matter in art forms is greatly influenced by what is deemed profound or important which leads to my next statement that the artwork maybe a confrontation or a witnessing.
Collin Sekajugo has practiced in many spaces globally and here in East Africa, he has run art initiatives in Rwanda and Uganda
Erinah Babirye’s work is about plants, she paints leaves and flowers in a variety of colors and forms, she abstracts some and “figurates” others, the work attempts to examine the history and memory of the plant outside its utility
To understand Leilah Babirye’s work you have to understand where she comes from,
you have to understand the cultural landscape of Uganda,
you have to understand the way her Buganda culture is set-up,
Born 1996 in Masaka Uganda, I graduated as a primary school teacher from Kyambogo University.