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…


Human Rights are Universal Art Festival

In cooperation with EAVA Artists we hosted the second edition of the Human Rights are Universal Art Festival on 6th October. This annual festival serves as a platform that harnesses the transformative power of art to champion social justice causes and advocate for the universality of human rights. With the goal of fostering understanding among…


Klaus Holderbaum Collection Exhibition

Directly or indirectly, the late Klaus Holderbaum helped shape art history in Uganda. By recognizing the value of what artists bring to their communities, he was able to ignite artist interest, allowing them to evolve and create more value. Holderbaum served in the German diplomatic service for 33 years, with a 22 years’ experience in…

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A commentary on the ‘PoliticianEyes’: Unveiling the Soul of Ugandan Democracy

By Opolot Nicholas Akwang (Programme Officer, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Uganda and South Sudan) In recent times, artists have had a profound effect on Uganda’s politics. Either by a brushstroke, songs or poems – the arts have ushered in a new era for political dispensation across the country. Amidst the interwoven chaos of political posters, acclaimed…

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InfoNile Photo Exhibition

Published under the hashtag #EverydayNile, the photojournalism outreach project captures everyday life in the Nile Basin countries and aims at promoting cooperation and understanding of the water issues around the Nile River as a shared natural resource. It was a photo exhibition where 9 photo storie from 11 photographers s from Nile Basin countries (Egypt-…

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Games & Politics

A game is always more than just a game. We had the pleasure to host the Games & Politics exhibition at the Design Hub for 2 months from March-May 2022.  Games and Politics is based on the exhibition Global Games by the ZKM (Zentrum für Kunst und Medien) in Karlsruhe, Germany, and focuses explicitly on…