Wednesday 20th February 2019,

Anderu Immaculate Mali


Anderu Immaculate Mali (b. 1990) also known as Immy Mali is from Arua, Uganda. She attended the Margaret Trowell School of Industrial and Fine Arts at Makerere University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in industrial and fine arts in 2014. She worked with Dr. George Kyeyune and Maria Naita as an assistant in the production of a sculpture commissioned by the Ugandan Government to mark 50 years of Independence titled ‘The Journey’. She later developed an interest and experimented with hair braids as a sculptural material. In 2013 Mali attended a three months residency at 32° East Ugandan Arts Trust, where she produced an installation titled ‘Daddy Can I Play’.

She has participated in group exhibitions as well as public art projects within Kampala including the Kampala Contemporary Arts Festival in 2014, Laba Street art Festival 2014, the Bayimba art festival 2014. In October 2014, she was invited by the Centre for Culture and Development to Denmark where she taught at workshops in Danish schools under the ‘Images Youth Programme’.

In February 2015 she was one of the 20 participating artists during the 15 day KHOJ International artist’s workshop in Pune Maharashtra India where she created an interactive sculptural installation at the Hotel Shalimar.

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