TINGATINGA Dar es Salaam
The KITSCH or QUALITY Book Launch & Exhibition Tanzania
thorupART goes local and travels back to the home of the Tingatinga art style. An exhibition of Tingatinga paintings by a number of the artists represented in the book.
The book launch and exhibition was held at Makutano House in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and many of the Tingatinga artists were present to meet their potential customers.
Artists & art collectors
Bringing together artists from the Tingatinga Co-operative, art lovers and art collectors in the Dar es salaam area. An opportunity to meet, greet and talk about art. There is always a story behind the picture and who better to tell it than the artist himself.
The exhibition as a showcase
The opportunity for the Tingatinga artists to see and be part of a showcase of their work, displayed within a more professional setting and see their works afresh.
The book launch
The book TINGATINGA: KITSCH or QUALITY tells the story of the rich history of the Tingatinga style and is also a reference to some of the best works by the contemporary Tingatinga artists today. Love the work? Now you can connect it to a face.
Visit the Tingatinga Arts Co-operative Society (TACS)
See something you like in the book? Bring along the book and go to the artist studios at the Tingatinga Co-operative, they''ll be happy to see you.
Images from the event
The Morogoro Stores & TACS