Using image, language and sound, Taye created a multimedia project capturing the personal stories of people affected by the arms trade in Karamoja, Uganda. The project tells a story about cattle herders in a region where the government carried out a disarmament process that left the people with little more than broken promises.
“Portraits of Karamoja” is the first part of a larger concept exploring, through art as a medium, the complexities of the trade of small fire arms in the Horn of Africa and neighbouring East-African countries and how it affects the lives of local youth. Guns, Guts and God is a visual transformation of innocence to terror using religion, politics and culture.
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