Arts Collaboratory

32° | East Ugandan Arts Trust

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Posted on: Thursday 11 July 2019
“I believe in open doors. I believe we must look forward to a world where such a system is the future, and I will continue to try and travel though the odds are not in my favour. I have numerous opportunities to achieve everything I want and they will not stop coming, but the dominant narrative that allows someone like me, coming from a country like Uganda, to be aggressively interrogated and dehumanised in order to achieve mobility must be dismantled” Previous artist in residence Charity Atukunda writes in an insightful piece with illustrations that describe the hurdles faced by African nationals attempting to travel freely.