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Indigenous art and culture in Arusha

Anna Kombe at ACAA gallery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Adam Bemma

Located inside the historical Arusha Declaration Museum, near the Uhuru monument, there’s a small workspace for Tanzanian artists and students. The ACAA – Arts and Cultural Association of Arusha – provides studio and gallery space for indigenous artists from Arusha and other nearby regions in Tanzania. Featuring the voices of Seth Kenguru, a renowned painter; Anna Kombe, an artist from Kilimanjaro; and Emanuel Samson, a performance artist from Arusha.

young student artist at ACAA gallery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For photos of the ACAA click here

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