The interdisciplinary nature of Ayo's practise is informed by personal encounters with social-political phenomena that are often navigated through deconstruction and juxtaposition of utilitarian materials in order to evoke alternative narratives. This usage of materials also extends to mediums ranging from installations, interactive performances, film and photography. The underlying pin in most of Ayo's works can be read as an intersection between art and activism.
Anonymous women from Entebbe
Women from various walks of life and ages residing in Entebbe, Wakiso district.
Miss Beauty Saloon (A5)
Ntinda Market, Kampala.
For over 27 years, Ife Piankhi has been facilitating the development of young people, women and civic society. Her unique blend of skills allows her to interact with participants in a number of areas including health and wellness, creativity and personal development. She has worked with organizations such as MEMPROW, Fitclique Africa, Ugandan Feminist Forum, Raising Voices, Isis Wicce, Babishai Niwe poetry award, Amakula Film Festival, Open Mic Uganda, International School of Uganda, Peace Corp, Living Goods and In Movement – Art for Social Change to name but a few. Visit Ife's website to read more about her work.
Aloyo is a counsellor and speaker of Division B, Entebbe Municipality. An advocate for women's rights, Daisy organised a peaceful procession from Nakiwogo to Kitoro in September 2017 as a way of rallying the local community to find solutions to the murders of the then 23 women of Wakiso.
A very special thank you to
- with much gratitude and appreciation!