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.

Poster for Tingatinga Dar es Salaam exhibition

Dates & Locations

Makutano House location

23rd - 29th September 2011

Makutano House
258 Katoke Road, Oysterbay,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Tingatinga book

Tingatinga Exhibition Catalogue
The Tingatinga hardback is available in our shop

Reviews

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Artists

E.S.Tingatinga
Abbasi
Abdallah
Adeusi
Ajaba
Akilimari
Amonde
Amury
Bushiri
Charinda
Hassani
Iddi
Jaffary
Jonas
Kambili
Kilaka
Lewis

Lilanga
Mbuka
Mitole
Mkumba
Mpata
Mruta
Msagula
Mzuguno
Omary Ally
Peter Martin
Rubuni
Saidi
Saidi Omary
Sayuki
Sey
Tedo
Zuberi

Sponsors

Tingatinga Dar sponsors