Violet Nantume

Violet Nantume (b. 1987, Masaka Uganda) is an artist and curator based at UNDER GROUND Contemporary Art in Uganda and a Director at Kampala Art Auction. She recently co-curated Indulgence; A group show at Goethe Zentrum that opened on 5th April 2018, BEING HER(E) in Luanda, Zikunta: Gale of Human, a solo exhibition by Wasswa August Donald. Nantume curated Eroticism and Intimacy I: Faces, Places and Paths Exhibition in Kampala and Eroticism and Intimacy II, at the 2016 FNB Joburg Art Fair. She chaired the curatorial committee Kampala Contemporary Art Festival 2014 after co facilitating Know Go Zone; a curatorial project at Bayimba International Festival 2013. Following her participation as a curator in the Global Crit Clinic and 3rd International Art program held in Accra Ghana. She co-curated A history of Ghana In the last five weeks. Nantume attended TRANSCuratorial Academy Berlin, 2017 and currently lives in Berlin and pursuing a Masters in Fine Arts at HFBK Hamburg.

1987 -
Nationality: Ugandan