Makerere University project coordinator and fashion designer, Doreen Namatovu spoke to Cocudi intern Lydia Schmelzer, of Young Judaea Onward, about her experiences with the Shenkar Makerere collaborative workshop.
Read about her personal connection to bark-cloth, its historical significance, and the importance of engaging with other cultures' art and artifacts.
Click the link below : https://www.cocudi.org/exploring-bark-cloth/
Two years ago Edward Balaba and Nkonge Moses Ezra said goodbye after their year-long apprenticeship at המחלקה לעיצוב קרמי וזכוכית בצלאל Ceramics and Glass Department Bezalel.
So much happened since and we are overwhelmed with the growth and success of these young talented men!
Edward is teaching an online course at Bezalel and is Cocudi's program coordinator. Moses is continuing his education in Makerere University College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology.
We are proud of you and your achievements!
Preparing for next year's Art Academies Exchange Program between המחלקה לעיצוב קרמי וזכוכית בצלאל Ceramics and Glass Department Bezalel and Makerere University College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology
Since early 2020, CoCuDi has partnered with Namutumba Agriculture For Life - NAFL to tackle social justice issues of food insecurity and gender social cohesion in the community.
Read more about the story of the Abayudaya community through the eyes of community leader and project coordinator, Israel Siriri as written by Cocudi intern Lydia Schmelzer of Young Judaea Onward Israel.
Click the link below : https://www.cocudi.org/insidenafl/
Final presentation at the 'Woodcarving' course by Dr Lilian Mary Nabulime of Makerere University at המחלקה לעיצוב קרמי וזכוכית בצלאל Ceramics and Glass Department Bezalel.
Thank you to all the students, team and partners who participated and supported!
See you again next year and we all hope for good health for all. #culturalexchange
Edward Balaba Mor Amgar African Studies Gallery Yael Atzmony