Hand-painted film poster by Wakaliga Uganfa. Poster on barkcloth, 91.4×121.9 cm
These posters are hand-painted on barkcloth, a natural fabric traditionally used as a burial shroud, by Ugandan artists. Each poster is unique and serves as one of a kind merchan- dise for cinephiles. Posters are available in various titles, including Wakaliwood’s most epic and action-packed movies such as Who Killed Captain Alex, Bad Black, Operation Kakongoliro, and FootBall Kommando: Uganda’s First Action Movie.
Lumbung Kios are exhibiting in Economics the Blockbuster as part of Manchester International Festival. They are a global network of artists forging a self-driven, sustainable economic model for selling their work, and provide merchandise with a purpose.