A young growing non-profit organization started by a group of talented youngsters makes waves in Kampala as they launch their first fund-raising event #UnseenMeExhibition set to happen this Saturday, 4th February.
The free event is organised by Streetlights Uganda and will be starting at 5pm at the Under Ground-Contemporary Art Space, Nakumatt Oasis Mall Basement. Further opening dates will be Sunday 05th and Monday 06th from 5:00pm to 10:00pm.
What is the exhibition about?
The “Unseen Me” is an exhibition themed with bridging the gap between society and the vulnerable kids on the streets. The exhibition greatly focuses on creating awareness about abilities of street children as well as reminding family and society of the impact they have on the lives and characters of their children.
The event will have activities like poetry, contemporary dance, fashion showcase, live painting, video screening, beat boxing among others. It will be curated by Kei Hashimoto a curator at the Under Ground Contemporary Art Space.
Partners in the event
The partners and sponsors of the event include Innovware, People Concern Children’s Project (PCCP), Breakdance Project Uganda (BPU), Ghetto Film Project, Ewaka Foundation, Under Ground Contemporary Art Space, Live Beats Crew, Matumaini Foundation Uganda, Raising Up Hope Uganda and Kwiz Era Art studio.
What we know about Streetlights Uganda
Streetlights Uganda is a registered local non-profit organization that was formed in 2014 by four former art students at Makerere University with a vision “To see a world free of street children as well as bridging the unemployment gap.”
Start your weekend from the Unseen Exhibition. It is totally worth checking out since the event will have beat-boxing, video screening, live painting and lots of exciting activities. Perhaps you could pick up a thing or two.
Allan Bangirana is a freelance writer for Newslibre & CEO of Innovware startup project. He is passionate about tech, games and entertainment. He also enjoys writing about anime and many other topics.