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  • Art Yak with CHANDA MWENYA MODZI Art Centre, located at the Swedish International School in Lusaka, is becoming a vital platform on the Zambian art scene.   Since inception, the centre has hosted some important art exhibitions and varied art activities, featuring some celebrated local and international acts in visual arts, music and media art. Last Saturday, the centre hosted an important meeting for local artists who convened to discuss art under the theme “Conceptualise, contextualise and [...]
  • Various works of art by Tanzanian artists. Photos/Caroline Uliwa  By CAROLINE ULIWA Fine art in Tanzania dates back 40,000 years as seen on the rock paintings in Kondoa, Mbulu, Iramba, Singida, Mara and Bukoba. They are the earliest dated rock paintings in the world. In spite of their rich heritage, Tanzanian’s today seldom buy fine art from local artists.  I solicited opinions from various stakeholders in the fine art industry in the country. Historically, art was not collected for its [...]