Art in Kampala

#KAB 20 Studio visits

Art by KAB18 Alumni Dodderige Busingye, StudioTayou (2018)

Our team hits the streets where we take a look at Kampala’s vibrant art scene. 

We meet local artists and KAB alumni in their studios, learn more about their works, ambitions, and how the current state of the world has impacted their practice.

Watch out for daily video uploads in this news section. 

Studio Matt Kayem 

Our digital team visited Ugandan contemporary visual artist, and KAB18 alumni, Matt Kayem at his studio in Kampala. He is talking about his work and his previous involvement in the 2018 edition as an apprentice in Abdoulaye Konate’s (Mali) master studio.

Studio Doddridge Busingye

KAB18 Alumni Doddridge Busingye explores the themes and meaning in his creative process and art-works that he’s been working on and exhibiting.

Studio Allan Kyakonye

We visited the visual artist Allan Kyakonye (@Kyakman) who was part of the KAB2018 edition as an apprentice. In this conversation he explores being part of the biennale, what he’s been working on and themes he focuses on in his artistic practice.

Henry Ssegamwenge- Kazi Ni Kazi Sculpture Studio

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) commissioned several wildlife monuments during the independence week in an efford to improve efforts in conservation and preservation of Uganda’s heritage.

The KAB20 team spoke with Henry Ssegamwenge, the main artist and sculptor of this project. 

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