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  • The EastAfrican Publication on the Modern Batik Workshop

    On a Wednesday morning, young Ugandan deaf artist Pathius Tashobya applies dye to his batik painting of African drums. Tashobya, who tells me that he has just ironed the fabric, is meticulously applying one colour at a time to complete his work…. Full article in the link below:

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  • Modern Batik Art Workshop

    Deaf Link Uganda in partnership with the German Cultural Centre/Ugandan German Cultural Society (GZK/UGCS) conducted a three days’ workshop (30 March – 01 April, 2021) on Modern Batik Art at GZK Centre, Kamwokya – Kampala. The workshop theme: “Empowering Deaf Artists through creation of patterns & designs on sustainable fabric”

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  • DLU COVID-19 RESPONSE: Deaf People at the Forefront!

    Bwanika Edward, a 47-year-old deaf man lives in Kamwokya and is a single father of three young children: two deaf girls aged 14 and 11 years respectively, and a 13-year-old hearing son. Bwanika is self-employed and works as a street food vendor along a dusty backstreet road in Kamwokya,

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