Sinza project seeks to advocate for healthier food and lifestyle choices so as to change the trend in non-communicable disease prevalence in Uganda.
TEREKA KENNETH DESIRE
DANCE/THEATRE; DIFFERENTLY ABLED ARTISTS
Recognizing the positive effect creative activity has on individuals, providing them with enjoyment, enlivening spaces and enriching lives, a practical contribution in terms of sustainability, providing employment, encouraging learning, and inspiring them to adopt creative and active lifestyles.
FASHION PRODUCT DESIGN
The project seeks to explore product design of African themed Jewelry for both the local and international market. This is under the fashion name “TEEKO AFRICA” and it will be aimed at leveraging on skills of people from marginalized groups for employment opportunities.
MWESIGWA SAMUEL-STONE SONGA
LITERATURE; ONLINE “STORYTELD”
This is a partnership project by “STORYTELD”, a platform that has specialized in online storytelling focusing on matters that affect and or are prevalent in communities. This is done by providing well researched information for purposes of sensitization, awareness and triggering debate amongst the various stake holders.
The project aims to document the arts for posterity using social media platforms as a means of filling the void that has been left by mainstream media not according to the arts newspaper column inches or broadcast airtime.
A painter and illustrator who aims to use his artistic prowess to interrogate themes of African identity and black. Consciousness to address pertinent issues of African history, food and medicine, fear, transcendence through a body of artworks climaxing into a futuristic fusion of the art in a thematic profound exhibition.
The project is code named “ZipUp 256’ which is an HIV/AIDS prevention campaign. The project intends to leverage on standup comedy, forum theatre, music as well as testimonies of young people living positively to avail information about HIV/AIDS to teenagers and young adults countering stigma and preventing more infections.
This project intends to compile and illustrate African Young Adult Fantasy Fiction stories featuring the heroes of traditional cultural folktales, the beasts of the forest, particularly the cunning hare.
NAWOOVA SARAH DEBORAH
This project is for the purpose of developing a package of two user-friendly books to help parents who do not have the advantage of living within their language community, help their children keep in touch with their culture by learning to communicate in Local language.
MIXED MEDIA ARTIST
This involves a photoshoot of headpieces inspired by “Everyday Queens”, the kind of women whom we would normally take for granted. These endless, nameless, tireless service-women include the Tea girl or lady, the cleaning lady, the road sweeper, baby-sitter or the maize roaster and so on.
A Sculptor and Drawing artist as a media of expression and explores the use of scrap metal and pen in drawing.
Beyond human imagination, he believes that man shares some memories with trees, especially the one surrounding us.
Utilizing organic materials like cow horns by recycling them to create products for human consumption like lampshades and chandeliers.
This is aimed at availing such products for interior and exterior design at affordable prices while also promoting a recycling and upcycling culture as a form of waste management.
FASHION ; TEXTILE DESIGN
The proposed project aims at reviving and promoting African batik designs on textile/fabric to the East Africa region and eventually to the wider world.
This is aimed at promoting this type of fabric/textile which has the potential to break through the design world the same way that Ankara, kitenge and Khanga have broken through.
KANAKULYA LYDIA NAMBAWADDE, IRENE VICTORIA NAKYOBE, NAKITTO SANDRA SUUBI;BYANGWE GIRLS PROJECT
This project seeks to explore and utilize the local loofah (kyangwe) as material for the creation of different artistic products.
This is premised on its importance over non-biodegradable materials used for the production of similar products such as plastics.
FASHION PRODUCT DESIGN; LEATHER AND BANANA FIBRE
Isabel Agol is an empathetic fashion accessories designer thrilled by rapid sustainable growth; her true passion is in developing this sector in Uganda while incorporating locally made materials.