The Case of Integrating Ganda Indigenous Knowledge with Contemporary Art Practice in Uganda
Meaning-Making in Visual Culture
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The main purpose of this research is to show how indigenous knowledge about form, patterns and colours can improve visual reading in certain communities. In other words visual storytelling is used as a communicative tool. The author is integrating Uandan art forms into contemporary artpractise. He uses the case Buganda in this study, but this system can be adapted in any community. Richard Kabiito has studied art education in Aalto University's School of Art and Design. Ath the moment he works as lecturer at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.