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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 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[...]
How to have a conversation with the past: A letter to Ssekabaka Muteesa I Posted on March 18, 2017
Many photographs made in Uganda are in collections abroad. The earliest ones known were made in 1875. They are in a collection in Belgium and not or b[...]
A Poet Among Warriors Posted on February 18, 2017
The posters of an upcoming poetry event caught my eye for several reasons. They were made by HIPUganda's Canon Griffin of and for Daniel Omara. And I[...]
Pygmy Zombies in Hyperspace Posted on February 12, 2017
We hereby officially re-open our blog with a guest post by Stan Frankland, after a period of silence during which we improved the functionality of o[...]
Excerpts from a discussion on Ugandan News Media Posted on November 20, 2016
What you are about to read is an abbreviated version of the discussion that took place on December 16th at the National Museum in Kampala, on the occa[...]
National Perspective on and with Elly Rwakoma. Posted on November 16, 2016
The text below is a transcript of a Uganda Radio Network production that aired July 2015. The audio version can be found on our Soundcloud. Because of[...]