It is worth your while to visit Ms. Tumusiime’s exhibition and be sure to chat with her.
Amanda Tumusiime is a painter, scholar and educator at Margret Trowell School of Industrial and Fine Arts, Makerere University in Kampala. She holds a PhD from the University of South Africa, Pretoria, where she graduated with a thesis on ART AND GENDER: IMAG(IN)ING THE NEW WOMAN IN CONTEMPORARY UGANDAN ART in 2012.
Her paper is a thorough analysis of gendered representations in Ugandan art and visual culture. This research has informed and inspired her own artistic practice. Over the years Amanda has produced several series of paintings visualizing women’s emancipation looking at historical as well as recent topics.
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