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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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Recent Activity

#Opportunity Barclays Uganda, whose parent company is Absa has announced the Absa L’Atelier competition, calling for entries from visual artists to stand a chance to win international residencies in France & South Africa.

The competition is open to entrants from 12 African countries including Uganda.

Past participants from Uganda include former 32° East artists in residence Stacey Gillian (pictured) who won a First Merit Award at the 2018 Absa L’Atelier, for her work Seat of Honor, Darlyne Komukama and Adonias Ocom.

For more information and to apply go here; lateliercompetition.com/
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Simon’s ‘Give A Life’ art exhibition is live!
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KLA ART Labs Open Call is live! - mailchi.mp/7e42089f3bd1/kla-art-labs-open-call-1591961 ... See MoreSee Less

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#ExhibitionOpening
Previous artist in residence, Katumba Simon Peter will be holding a ‘Give a Life Art Exhibition’ at 32º East that aims to uplift and support the charitable work done by the oldest children's home in Uganda; Sanyu Babies Home.

Simon will showcase remarkable, memorable contemporary shapes of characters that will convey love and appreciation to all kinds of mothers worldwide.

The exhibition will open today Friday 17th May at 32º East and remain on view until 31st May.
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Check out what's happening in May at 32 | KLA ART Labs Open call, 32 in Venice, Office for Rent - mailchi.mp/5d8846ec83a4/marchnewsletter-1589005 ... See MoreSee Less

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#DJPExhibiton Season 2 is happening at 32 and The Big Kafunda today!

Dazzle Jam, one of our lovely members will be hosting, starting at 3:00 pm.
The Theme is ‘Hustle’
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#TextonTuesday
@teesabahana is back from the @venice.art.biennale and she brought goodies! Come check them out at the 32 library.
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