The National Street Gallery (NSG) is found and curated by Kabati Ayub, mostly known asDestreet a creative Ugandan Artist.
National Street Gallery is an annual event aimed at creating a platform for all visual artists from all-over the world to create, train, educate and share positive artistic ideologies, lifestyle and culture in Uganda.
culture, many of us help construct the conditions that lead to this climax. Culture is a space where we can introduce ideas, attach emotions to concrete change and win enthusiasm for our values. Art is where we can change the narrative, because it's where people can imagine what change looks and feels like.
Abraham Lincoln famously said, "Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it, nothing can succeed." It is essential for us to think about these words in the context of the wave, because artists shift and frame public sentiment as they create the cultural ocean we live in every day. You may attend a rally or vote, but you also readbooks, listen to music, engage with visual art, turn on the radio and create your identity through culture. Artists are central, not peripheral, to social change. To have the movements that make the wave, you need cultural workers.