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32° East | Ugandan Arts Trust is an independent non-profit organisation, focused on the creation and exploration of contemporary art in Uganda.

Our multi-purpose resource centre is based in the capital city Kampala and includes studios, accommodation for artists in residence, a contemporary art library, computers & editing suites, meeting areas and outdoor workshop space.

Our programme offers artists in residence and members one on one drop in sessions for critique and professional development, workshops for practical skills and our regular discussion series, Artachat, for social engagement.

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It's Easter season every day at 32 with these bunnies running around all day.🐰🐰

Enjoy the long weekend everybody and get ready for the Connecting Afro futures and Meet the artists' event coming up next week on Thursday 25th April.

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Current artist in residence NJOLA Impressions talked to China Plus News about how she turns car tyres into fashionable bags and a variety of products. We are glad to have NJOLA Impressions and Helena Allan in our studios, excited to watch them push new bounds and experiment with this craft during their residency at 32° East.

Visit our residents' studios any day of the week.
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If you aren't already, here is why you should become a member of 32° East

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Today for our weekly #TextonTuesday recommendation, we are spotlighting documentation of the ‘Politics of Return’ research program curated by Kara Blackmore that includes the work done by Maski Gael, Bathsheba Okwenje and Willy Karekezi during their residency at 32° East.

The Politics of Return is a research program that questioned the assumptions around going home and what it means to return to a place you were forced to flee.

Come and read a copy from the 32 library any day of the week!
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Thank you so much Triangle Network
and Gasworks for your support
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Thank you to everyone who attended such a brilliant evening @gasworkslondon to raise funds for @32degreeseast’s New Art Centre in Kampala, Uganda. ⁣⠀
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32° East is a non-profit contemporary art space serving the needs of a thriving community of artists and their audience. They are the only organisation in Uganda responding to the lack of opportunities for cross-generational, international dialogue and collaboration amongst artists. 32° East organises a programme of residencies that offer artists an opportunity to experiment and make new work in a creative environment surrounded by peers. They also organise art exhibitions by emerging Ugandan and international artists.⁣⠀
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32° East is raising funds to build and own the first ever purpose-built contemporary art centre in the history of Uganda. This New Centre will have a monumental impact on the Ugandan art landscape.⁣⠀
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To find out more or to help support, please follow the link in our bio to the 32 website.⁣⠀ Image credit: Sebastian Remme Photography, 2019
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We're still reeling from the news of Benon Lutaaya's passing. He was such a vibrant, witty person and also so very kind and giving of his time and energy to support projects he loved. He was such a firm believer in paying it forward and we were so honoured to have partnered with his organisation The Project Space to facilitate Stacey Gillian Abe's Ugandan residency. His commitment to using his commercial success to make a difference in the lives of young female artists was not just inspiring but clearly tangible. Our hearts go out to his family and community, what a loss. ... See MoreSee Less

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#SaveTheDate Connecting Afro Futures Exhibition is coming up on 25th April at 32º East.

After exhibiting their project in Berlin & Dakar ⎯ Lamula Anderson, Adama Paris, Meschac Gaba and GLORIA WAVAMUNNO are now bringing the ‘Connecting Afro Futures’ exhibition to Kampala. It is curated by Claudia Banz, Cornelia Lund and Beatrace Angut Oola

Join us for this immersive exploration of fashion, hair and African bodies.
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