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Ugandan Artists to 'Dream in Time' at this Year's Venice Biennale

The country is one of three African countries, along with Cameroon and Namibia, taking part in the renowned art event for the first time ever.

The Kansanga neighborhood of Uganda’s capital Kampala is colored with tiny Eritrean and Ethiopian coffee shops; Somali-owned restaurants are lined with plastic chairs almost up to the road. Amidst this town, which mirrors the state of Eastern African immigration, Acaye Kerunen’s art studio has found a home. Kerunen is one half of the Ugandan team exhibiting work at the 59th Venice Biennale Art Festival for the very first time.

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