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"National Albums", Rebecca Rwakabukoza reviews Ebifananyi 1, 2 & 3 Posted on January 3, 2018
We still owe you Joel 'Nevender' Ntwatwa's review of Ebifananyi IV, but, first in this (happy!) new year, we share with you an 'oldy' written by R[...]
Ebifananyi 8 - Ekifananyi Kya Muteesa / The King Pictured - By Many Posted on December 11, 2017
  Reviewed by Joel Ntwatwa   Uganda, perhaps, comes down to one man - Muteesa I. We could argue on this but his meeting with James Au[...]
Picha 5 - UHURU, Minor Accidents - Engineer M.W. Wambwa. Reviewed by Joel Ntwatwa Posted on December 1, 2017
  Is there a particular charm to pictures made on reversal film, a.k.a slides? And if so, what is that charm? Is it in the particular way in [...]
Ebishushani 3 - All the Tricks. Reviewed by Joel Ntwatwa Posted on November 5, 2017
  I am not sure what to say. Is it the interview photos when he’s being interviewed with his cat? Is it his unique hairstyle in a time when af[...]
Staying Alive (why are we taking and looking at so many photographs?) Posted on October 23, 2017
On October 7th 2017 the Uganda Cancer Institute and some of its patients were featured in the New York Times. Dr. Marissa Mika, who shared the hist[...]
Ebishushani 2 - People Poses Places. Reviewed by Joel Ntwatwa Posted on October 14, 2017
This is the review of the second book in the Ebifananyi series  on the photographic legacy of Musa Katuramu, by Joel Ntwatwa, aka Nevender. The revi[...]
Ebifananyi 1 - The Photographer. Reviewed by Joel Ntwatwa Posted on October 8, 2017
We @ HIPUganda were very impressed by a review of one of the books in the Ebifananyi series. It was commissioned by the organisers of Writivism litera[...]
Staying Alive 6: One Eye One Camera One Institute Posted on August 21, 2017
Last Friday the Staying Alive book was launched with an exhibition at Afriart Gallery in Kamwokya. Below you find documentation of the evening includ[...]
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[...]