Eria Sane Nsubuga

Country: Uganda

Style: Expressionist/ Semi-Abstract


Fun Fact:


Well, I think people should do what they want to do – what they really want to do. What has happened in Uganda is that we feel helpless, we are afraid. You censor yourself. Self-censorship – that’s the first thing. Second thing – if you don’t censor yourself then the galleries will censor you, because they also need money and they can’t risk being hunted down or something. Most Galleries often want to show everything apart from the real issues and for me that’s frustrating. The artists here are afraid, so they use a lot of symbolic in their work. I used to do that as well, but in the end I thought that it wasn’t direct enough, which was finally confirmed to me recently. A lot of my work is getting more direct, because I talk about some personalities in the paintings.


1. Arrogance

2. Christ at Golgotha

3. Taxi moment (Life in public transportation)



6.The Modern Bride (of Chucky)

7. Mind of His Own

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