2 December 2021 - 7 December 2021 Collettivo Franco Via Mascarella 24, interno 4 Opening Thursday 2 December h 19:30 Opening times
From Monday to Sunday, h 11 a.m.  - 1 p.m.  / 3 p.m.  - 8 p.m.
Free entry. 

Everyone over 12 years of age must show the COVID-19 digital green certificate at the entrance. To protect privacy, the holder's personal data is only read out via the national VerificationC19 app, and will not be stored.

During the visit it is mandatory to maintain social distancing, avoid crowding, and always wear a mask. A mask is also mandatory for children over 6 years of age. 

Opening Thursday 2 December 2021 h 7:30 p.m.

Uhuru Republic is a collective of Italian and African artists born with the support of the Italian Embassy at Dar es Salaam, which encouraged musicians Giulietta Passera (voice, Mangaboo, The Sweet Life Society, Istituto Italiano di Cumbia, Sonoristan), FiloQ (electronica, Istituto Italiano di Cumbia, Magellano) and Raffaele Rebaudengo (viola, Gnu Quartet) to embark on a journey in Tanzania and bring to life a unique artistic and musical concept: connecting two apparently distant cultures like the African and the Italian one through music and art, bringing together over thirty artists from Tanzania, Italy and Kenya.

Safina Said Kimbokota, born in 1982 in the region of Lindi in Tanzania, is a contemporary sculptress and painter currently based in Dar es Salaam. She attended the Bagamoyo College of Arts in Bagamoyo, earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania in 2011 and took part in workshops, projects and international collective exhibitions.
In August 2019, Safina Kimbokota, together with Tanzanian artists Dismas Leonard, Ah-med "Medy" Maubaka, Walter Simbo, and Liberatha Alibalio, participated in an artist residency 
at Nafasi Art Space in Dar es Salaam, in collaboration with visual artists Nicola Alessandrini and Lisa Gelli, as well as screen printer Filippo Basile, from the collective Press Press (a handmade print laboratory in Milan). The residency resulted in fostered the research and collective production of images that make up the visual imagery of the Uhuru Republic project.
Curated by Collettivo Franco.
Project by Safina Kimbokota, Nicola Alessandrini, Lisa Gelli, Press Press Milano, Dismas Leonard, Ah-med “Medy” Maubaka, Walter Simbo e Liberatha Alibalio.

The exhibition is part of BilBOlbul, winning project of the public notice Promozione Fumetto 2021, promoted by Direzione Generale Creatività Contemporanea del Ministero della Cultura.