Tebere Arts Foundation- Online Scenography Workshop with Frieda Schneider

The workshop on scenography was one of the Tebere Arts Foundation’s series of mentorship activities for the 2021/22 emerging artists cohort. The facilitator was Frieda Schieder, a renowned scenographer from Germany but who has worked across Europe as well as in Cairo, Egypt. The objective of the workshop was to build capacity for the emerging…

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GZK Podcast – ATITE, PAPSHER & MICHEAL

In July 2020, we introduced a new establishment: the GZK Podcast. An audio series by Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/ UGCS representing a monthly dive into cultural project processes in Uganda. The podcast mirrors the background stories of our current co-funded projects, which touch on interdisciplinary art fields. The format gives the audience a closer look on what’s…

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Banakibuga Street Minds Fashion

Congrats to Banakibuga Street Minds the winner of the Small Project Grant deadline November 2021 with their project to scale up the tailoring department and so much more. Banakibuga Street Minds is a creative circle of youths that create and share knowledge in various art forms like fashion, dance and visual arts for a better…

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50 Years Things Fall Apart

It is the 50th anniversary of the film adaptation of Things Fall Apart and No Longer at Ease by Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe, icon of postcolonial literature. More than 2000 unpublished film stills, various production papers, correspondences, as well as a film print of the production from 1970 has been found in the estate of…

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Nature Invasion 2.0 by Katesi Jacqueline Kalange

Congrats to Katesi Jacqueline Kalange a.k.a “the Kalange”, another winner of the Small Project Grant deadline June 2021 with her project “Nature invasion 2” which constitutes of a monumental sculpture installation, inspired by the priceless beauty of nature. Katesi Jacqueline Kalange a.k.a “the Kalange” is a process based visual artist, living and working in Kampala,…

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The Local Get Down (LGD) Online Freestyle Dance Battle by Shane Munina

Congrats to SHANE MUNINA – he is one of the winner of the Small Project Grant deadline June 2021 with his LGD online event themed ‘Dancing through a raging pandemic’: A freestyle dance competition. Shane Munina is a Ugandan activist, teacher and performer. He has been dancing professionally for more than 7 years, with skills…

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Skillz East Africa Final Dance Battles at Ndere Center

On Saturday, October 23rd 2021, Skillz East Africa (SEA)’s annual breaking Championships, dubbed as “The return of champions” featured top seeded breakers (Adults, youths and kids) from across the regions who once again stepped on the dance floor and competed for the prestigious breaking titles at the Joy Arena at the Ndere Cultural Centre. A…

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East African Soul Train (EAST) – Lost and Found Residency

The fourth edition of East African Soul Train (EAST), founded by Poppy Spowage and Geraldine Hepp, – a pop-up residency centred around a journey on Tanzania’s historic railway – took place in August/ September 2021 as a hybrid residency and research programme engaging 13 artists from across Africa, India and Europe working in different disciplines…

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GZK Podcast – Lilian Nabaggala

In July 2020, we introduced a new establishment: the GZK Podcast. An audio series by Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/ UGCS representing a monthly dive into cultural project processes in Uganda. The podcast mirrors the background stories of our current co-funded projects, which touch on interdisciplinary art fields. The format gives the audience a closer look on what’s…

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French-German Week May 2021

From 18th to 21st May, Alliance Francaise de Kampala and Goethe-Zentrum Kampala organized together a week full of events regarding the topic of “sustainability” on their shared premises in the newly designed basement. The week began with a panel discussion with entrepreneurs from the fashion and design sector about sustainable developments in Uganda and East…

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