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Staying Alive 5: (re)viewed Posted on August 13, 2017
I put down the dark book and heave. The questions that ravage my mind are mostly “Why?”. Ironically, I received this book from Rumanzi Canon while[...]
Staying Alive 4: On Safari Posted on August 10, 2017
  Dr. Ziegler's collection slide collection concerning the Uganda Cancer Institute includes pictures that seem to be out of place. On first s[...]
Staying Alive 3: Signs of life Posted on July 31, 2017
  Visualising Cancer has its challenges. It is both abstract and hard to look at. A taboo and a spectacle. These challenges are apparent whe[...]
Staying Alive 2: Very Important People and Very Important Objects Posted on July 13, 2017
This is a continuation of the previous blog post with which we started to work our way towards the exhibition and book launch of Staying Alive, Docume[...]
Staying Alive 1: Meeting Marissa and some of the Founding Fathers of the UCI Posted on July 7, 2017
It was June 2012 when American medical historian Marissa Mika contacted HIPUganda. She was then a doctoral candidate writing a history of cancer in Ea[...]
Reposing the Past (@SMACK) Posted on May 24, 2017
Almost a year ago we soft launched Ebifananyi 6 at St. Mary’s College Kisubi, the place the photographs in the book originate from. The school’s s[...]
Ekifananyi Kya Muteesa, Afterthoughts and Other Audiences Posted on May 19, 2017
Above, photograms by Daudi Karungi    We look back on what we consider to be a successful exhibition at Makerere University Art Gallery. A[...]
Ekifananyi Kya Muteesa, The Show is almost over. (week 4) Posted on May 1, 2017
  This blog post is a continuation of several others, starting with this one. And following this one.  May 10th, counting down days! [...]
Ekifananyi Kya Muteesa. The Show is On. (week 2) Posted on April 21, 2017
Please note, this blog-post is a continuation of the previous one in which we featured artists who contributed to the exhibition. Just like we did le[...]
Ekifananyi Kya Muteesa. The Show is On. (week 1) Posted on April 15, 2017
On Thursday April 13th the, at least on our side, long anticipated exhibition opened. The crowd was huge, the responses overwhelming. The show is on [...]
Ekifananyi Kya Muteesa. The Show is Almost On. Posted on April 4, 2017
  From a letter, written by Henry Morton Stanley: Ulagalla, Mtesa’s Capital, Uganda, […] April 12th 1875 Mtesa is about thirty-four yea[...]
Beware! What follows includes thoughts on photos of human bodies without clothes Posted on March 22, 2017
  When I opened Facebook this morning I found an alert. The HIPUganda page had to be reviewed. Someone had spotted and reported content that d[...]