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  • An international visual art exhibition / bringing the global to Tanzania curated by Gadi Ramadhani, Koko'TEN Studio, in collaboration with Emergent Art Space OPENING NIGHT On Tuesday, 11th September, 2018; 18h30-20h00 Run till 21st September, 2018 Alliance Française de Dar es Salaam | FREE ENTRY OPEN DIALOGUE FORUM | Saturday 15th Sep, 2018; 16h00-18h00 The first “Last Image Show” Exhibition is a platform that aims to bring into one space art works that challenge the ways in which societal [...]
  • It’s been a drama-filled election season in Tanzania. A former president has branded the opposition “idiots.” One candidate took to doing pushups to demonstrate his fitness to be president. Another suggested he was worthy of support based on his religion. Meanwhile, a parliamentarian trying to hang onto his seat physically assaulted one of his challengers. And we are not done yet. There is still a little over three weeks to go before voters head to the polls on Oct. 25. Ostensibly there are [...]
  • Our author Thom Ogonga took a closer look at the exhibition that photographer James Muriuki curated at the Circle Art Gallery in Nairobi. Installation view Frontiers of the Present, 2016, Circle Art Gallery, Nairobi. Photo by the author Photography on the continent has grown rapidly since the turn of the millennium and has seen young African photographers gain global recognition as a result of showing bits of the continent that were never before seen. Photographers have been telling stories [...]
  • Gadi Ramadhani poses for a photograph next to one of his works themed Giants and the Girls.   PHOTO | ESTHER MNGODO  Gemma Todd stood in the middle of Sabrina and Cece and together, they keenly observed the painting hanging on the wall.  “The fact that this is a big man, and what looks like a very small woman next to him, represents male dominance, I think. She is fragile and vulnerable, while he is big and intimidating,” Gemma, a Dar es Salaam based researcher says to her friends who had [...]