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Portrait Frank Ssuuna

FRANK SSUUNA
Born 1996. Masaka, Uganda

 

Frank Ssuuna is a mixed-media artist working with backcloth, fabric, and acrylics. His artistic practice is characterized by a masterful interplay of color and texture, seamlessly blending African print fabric with bold acrylic strokes to achieve a vibrant and dynamic finish. Central to Ssuuna's artistic vision is his exploration of pop culture as a lens through which to examine societal norms and values. By juxtaposing elements of tradition and modernity, he creates a visual dialogue that challenges perceptions and encourages introspection. Each artwork serves as a portal into a world where past and present converge, offering a fresh perspective on the ever-evolving landscape of Ugandan society.
Deeply rooted in his surroundings, Ssuuna draws inspiration from the diverse landscapes and narratives of Uganda. His art reflects the intricacies of daily life, capturing both the struggles and triumphs of the human experience, inviting viewers to contemplate the intersections of culture, identity, and the natural world.

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