I am inspired by my personal history and nature. I create series of works using symbols to express my feelings about my experience of the world and the universality of birth, growth, death and decay.

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“THE REAL ME” EXHIBITION BY SASSAN BEHNAM BAKHTIAR AT DEBUT CONTEMPORARY

  Debut Contemporary presents “THE REAL ME” exhibition by Sassan Bakhtiar, of his latest series of works at London’s Debut Contemporary. A two-day event open to public will take place on the 24th and 25th October 2014, from 11am-7pm (free admission). Sassan Behnam Bakhtiar will also be introducing his first artist film, in collaboration with Goldsmiths PhD Computer Science […]

1:54 CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN ART FAIR WITH JACK BELL, IBRAHIM MAHAMAI, STANLEY ROSEMAN AND LUCY NAMAYANJA

  At Somerset House16–19 October 2014Daily 10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.15)West Wing Galleries, West Wing & East Wing Galleries, East Winghttp://www.somersethouse.org.uk/visual-arts/15-4-contemporary-african-art-fair http://www.jackbellgallery.com/ https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=stanley+roseman+artist&espv=2&biw=989&bih=963&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=g7tBVPSBAbHg7QbXsYHgBg&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ#tbm=isch&q=ransomestanley+artist http://www.saatchigallery.com/artists/ibrahim_mahama.htm?section_name=pangaea        

1:54 CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN ART FAIR WITH STANLEY ROSEMAN AND LUCY NAMAYANJA

  At Somerset House16–19 October 2014Daily 10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.15)West Wing Galleries, West Wing & East Wing Galleries, East Winghttp://www.somersethouse.org.uk/visual-arts/15-4-contemporary-african-art-fair https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=stanley+roseman+artist&espv=2&biw=989&bih=963&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=g7tBVPSBAbHg7QbXsYHgBg&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ#tbm=isch&q=ransomestanley+artist      

QUESTIONS WITH UGANDAN CONTEMPORARY ARTIST LUCY NAMAYANJA

  Emerging contemporary artist Lucy Namayanja is steadily becoming a household name on the London art scene. Her difficult childhood and various aspects of nature inspire her distinct style of work. We recently caught up with the Ugandan-born artist to learn about her work and influences. View the interview below: Read more at: http://akatasia.com/articles/questions-ugandan-contemporary-artist-lucy-namayanja/  

1:54 CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN ART FAIR WITH DAVID ADJAYE AND LUCY NAMAYANJA

  At Somerset House16–19 October 2014Daily 10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.15)West Wing Galleries, West Wing & East Wing Galleries, East Winghttp://www.somersethouse.org.uk/visual-arts/15-4-contemporary-african-art-fair   http://www.gafraart.com/artists/32-Tola-Wewe-%26-Nike-Okundaye-Davies/overview/ #AdjayeAssociates are pleased to present Stool 7, a limited edition stool designed by #DavidAdjaye exclusively for StandSeven. More info here:https://www.standseven.com/blog/contemporary-icons-stool-7            

THE 52ND ANNIVERSARY OF UGANDAN INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATED IN LONDON WITH HER EXCELLENCY PROFESSOR JOYCE KAKURAMATSI KIKAFUNDA

  The event celebrated and also introduced the Ugandan community to each other and wider society through business links, showcasing, entertainment and culture in the UK while promoting unity at the same time. There was a formal address from the High Commissioner Her Excellency Professsor Joyce Kakuramatsi Kikafunda, a prayer from the Archbishop, some entertainment […]

THE 52ND ANNIVERSARY OF UGANDAN INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATED IN LONDON WITH HER EXCELLENCY PROFESSOR JOYCE KAKURAMATSI KIKAFUNDA

The event celebrated and also introduced the Ugandan community to each other and wider society through business links, showcasing, entertainment and culture in the UK while promoting unity at the same time. There was a formal address from the High Commissioner Her Excellency Professsor Joyce Kakuramatsi Kikafunda, a prayer from the Archbishop, some entertainment in […]

Lisa Gray, The Palette Pages, Artist Interview, Lucy Namyanja. 6/Oct/2014

  http://www.thepalettepages.com/2014/10/06/lucy-namayanja/   Lucy Namayanja Interview by Lisa | Oct 6, 2014 | Artist Interviews | 0 comments Lucy Namayanja was born and raised in Uganda, after traveling widely she now lives in London.  Lucy is an artist that has experienced the trauma and turmoil of a regime where lives were lost, sadly including Lucy’s own father.  Growing up in […]

” WHERE DO WE GO NOW” by Klara Cecmanova

  Lucy Namyanja and Klara Cecmanova with her painting at “Human Suffering at Times of Crisis” curated by Barry Martin. #artworkoftheday is “. “Pain and love are one and the same.” said Klara when asked what #humansuffering meant to her. http://goo.gl/y3vK3L   BBC NEWS https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=794991833875849 http://www.debutcontemporary.com/artworks/where-do-we-go-now-when-there-is-nothing-else-to-loose-we-go-north-where-we-can-meet-a-moose-or-we-go-south-to-bury-our-feet-in-sand-can-go-west-to-watch-the-sun-go-down-where-our-ho/#.VDLRWCldXtJ                   “It’s such […]

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair returns this year to London from October 16 – 19, 2014.

 With our excitement for what’s coming up, here is a visual grid of art by of the 111 artists exhibiting at 1:54.  http://aadatart.com/1-54-african-art-fair-a-visual-grid-of-art-by-the-111-artists-exhibiting/     1-54 African Art Fair, A Visual Grid of Art by the 111 Artists Exhibiting (Part 1 of 2) 2 days ago Sharon Obuobi  Africa African Diaspora Festivals  0 1:54 Contemporary […]

Debut Contemporary Opens An Incredibly Special Exhibition Entitled ‘ Human Suffering At Times Of Crisis’

  VIP PRIVATE VIEW WENSDAY 1  OCTOBER 2014 7:30pm – 9:30pm AT   DEBUT CONTEMPORARY 82 WESTBOURNE GROVE NOTTING HILL LONDON W2 5RT +44 (0) 20 7221 1651INFO@DEBUTCONTEMPORARY.COM   HUMAN SUFFERING AT TIMES OF CRISIS   London, 8 September 2014 – Debut Contemporary Debut Contemporary opens an incredibly special exhibition entitled ‘ Human Suffering at […]

David Adyaje for Africa. L’archistar britannica presenta a Londra Stool7, uno sgabello d’autore in vendita a favore dei giovani della Sierra Leone. Se ne parla in questa videointervista

    Un’iconica creazione di design per garantire un futuro migliore ai bambini della Sierra Leone: questa l’idea che ha ispirato Stool7, progettopresentato in anteprima al pubblico londinese ieri sera presso la galleria Debut di Notting Hill. Un evento che mette insieme arte, design e sostenibilità allo scopo di promuovere un cambiamento sociale, ideato daStandseven, piattaforma […]

STANDSEVEN ICONS FOR LIFE

  The Art of Inspired Living In conversation with Lucy Namayanja, she answers some of our questions on aspirations and inspiration. An emerging artist, Lucy’s work explores birth, life, growth, death and decay. Her work is personal and questioning, including exploring her life experiences from her childhood growing up in Uganda, to self-discovery through art […]

GROUP EXHIBITION AT BAR GALLERY, 9-AUG-2014

  “Gods divine intelligence” cunningly employs a classical aesthetic framework to invoke a perspective which seems visually to allude to Cimabue, Giotto etc: His (their?) divine intelligence being one of the great questions that theologians and artists took to in the late mediaeval / early Renaissance… And I like the way that the title has […]

The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci, Giampietrino and Lucy Namayanja

  Leonardo da Vinci The Last Supper (Italian: Il Cenacolo or L’Ultima Cena) is a late 15th-century mural painting byLeonardo da Vinci in the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan. It is one of the world’s most famous paintings, and one of the most studied, scrutinized, and satirized.[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Last_Supper_(Leonardo_da_Vinci)   1280px-Última_Cena_-_Da_Vinci_5   Gaimpietrino The Last Supper Ca. 1520, […]

TATE MODERN AND TATE BRITAIN BOTH CURRENTLY HAVE FRANCIS BACON PAINTINGS ON DISPLAY.

London’s Tate Modern and Tate Britain both currently have Francis Bacon paintings on display. You can find highlights of current Francis Bacon art exhibitions on our blog: http://bit.ly/1tSm6ps Image: Francis Bacon, ‘Seated Figure’, 1961, © The Estate of Francis Bacon / DACS London 2014. All rights reserved. Currently on display at the Tate Modern. Please note that all […]

LUCY NAMAYANAJA’S PORTRAIT BY CLARE NEWTON

  Clare set the World record for world’s longest photomontage – one kilometre in length – as a special project for the London Olympics 2012.  http://clarenewton4.wix.com/newton#!newton-biography/c66t Turmoil of life brings many stories, hardships and difficult situations to overcome. But from this life’s experience comes great wisdom – the convergence of reality into imagery like a […]

I AM PRIVILEGED TO BE FEATURED IN “VASTARI”, “ART AND POLITICS NEVER DISCONNECT” AUTHOR: MARTA OLSZEWSKA

    https://vastari.com/feature_detail.aspx?id=1cpGhb7UJ70%3D   What’s New Article Title: A Complex Tapestry: Contemporary Art from Sub Saharan Africa The vast geographical expanse of Africa offers endless sources of inspiration for the art world to absorb. Author: Marta Olszewska Category: Fine Art Marta Olszewska, London Africa is not a country. This statement seems obvious, but the term ‘African art’ is […]