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Is Tanzanian fine art still alive?
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Arts, Culture and Sport Is Tanzanian fine art still alive?

While contemporary African visual art is on the rise, Tanzania, which is known worldwide for the Tinga Tinga style of paintings, seems to be left behind. Art education in primary and secondary schools is non-existent, and very few artists carry the Tanzanian flag in international arenas. Is fine art dead in Tanzania? If not, where can we find it?


The Promise Of Futurism Part 3: Content In The Digital Age, A Conversation with Lindokuhle Nkosi
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Arts, Culture and Sport 
The Promise Of Futurism Part 3: Content In The Digital Age, A Conversation with Lindokuhle Nkosi

It’s been quite interesting to see how creative industries within the continent have surpassed mainstream politics in advancing the ‘newness of Africa’, but on the flipside are also vulnerable to the stranglehold of neocolonial agendas operating through the language of ‘development’, ‘sustainability’, ‘Africa rising’ and all these other vacuous references.