It’s Germany’s TURN

German painter and engraver Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) was unique in a historical crowd of European artists fascinated by African art. Upon purchasing two African ivory carvings of impeccable craftsmanship, put on sale in the Netherlands, he was so impressed by the pieces that he recorded in his diary: “And in all the days of my…

Story collection begins in Kampala Acholi Quarters

We have been conducting interviews with residents of the Acholi quarters in Kampala. The people living in this area have mostly been affected by conflict in northern Uganda, but remain with a strong heritage. Men, women and children have been recording their favourite folktales with songs, also known as ododo. These are stories which culminate…