February Cultural Programme

🌟✨ This February at GZK: Join us for a month of captivating events! 🎬 Docs Day: Experience the cinematic journey of ‘Ateker,’ as Karimojong men reconnect with sister tribes in South Sudan. 🌍📽️ 💖🎤 Mitchz Manifest: Immerse yourself in the world of ‘It Must Be Nice’ at GZK Rooftop! Love and art unite in Valentine’s…

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Acting Masterclass by Kemiyondo Coutinho

On Thursday 11th January 2024, in an immersive Acting Masterclass led by the talented Kemiyondo Coutinho, participants experienced a dynamic blend of fun and engagement. The diverse group, comprising both seasoned actors and aspiring talents, delved into crucial takeaways, emphasizing the significance of being actively present, self-focused, and tapping into your emotional depths to deliver…

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Screenwriting Masterclass by Kemiyondo Coutinho

On Wednesday, 10th January 2024, the Screenwriting Masterclass led by Kemiyondo Coutinho emerged as a triumph, attracting a dynamic blend of seven seasoned and budding screenwriters. The session, designed to cultivate essential skills, covered topics ranging from effective self-introductions to the nuances of defining compelling storylines and emphasizing specificity in writing. Participants left with a…

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Design Garage – Kampala Design Week

The Kampala Design Week unfolded from November 27th to December 1st, 2023 and attracted over 370 participants across its programing. It showcased a multifaceted exploration of design, its applications, and its influence on the cultural and creative industries. The event’s narrative was woven through studio tours, expert panels, and innovative technology showcases, underscoring the theme…

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Agandy Studio Talk: ‘Savings & Investments for Gig Creatives’

On 23rd November Agandy Studios hosted another of their amazing Studio Talks aiming to educate and empower creatives by informing them about their rights, opportunities and responsibilities in business. For many creatives, passion precedes entrepreneurship, and they struggle to balance the business with the creative pursuits. That’s why this Studio Talk was all about ‘Savings…

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‘Finding Your Style’ – with Agandy Studios

Agandy Studios regularly host Studio Talks, a creative hub where creatives gather to learn from one another, engage in insightful discussions and build connections. The goal is to educate and empower creatives by informing them about their rights, opportunities and responsibilities in business. Their session on 26th October had the topic ‘Finding your style’ was…

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Creative AI Hackathon

We partnered up with Martin Kharumwa for a Creative AI Hackathon. 25 artists from different disciplines collaborated at the Afropocene studio, as well as remotely, during an experimental 3-day creative hackathon session. The goal of the project was to demystify AI generative art, and invite contemporary artists to participate in creating a successful project using…

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Open Studio: Afropocene x Njabala Foundation Residency

We partnered with Afropocene Studio Lab to host three female artists for the Njabala Foundation Residency 2024. The goal is to give the artists the time and space to do material research, in preparation for the creation of works for the Njabala Foundation residency 2024. The ideal outcome is that the artists would be able…

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Sundowner – A Celebration of 2023

Our Sundowner event on 24th November focused on celebrating the artistic community we engaged with this past year. The amazing MC Trizah K led through the programme and got the audience going with a special speed dating game. We wanted the guests to get to know each other better and make meaningful connections to other…

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Ugandan Literature at our Christmas Book Fair

Our Christmas Book Fair is now in its third season with this years theme: Ugandan writing across genres. On Saturday 2nd December 2023 at 32 Degrees East, Kansanga, an independent non-profit organisation, focused on the creation and exploration of contemporary art in Uganda, we celebrated all kinds of Ugandan Literature There were a variety of…

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