Sungi Mlengeya, Tanzania | Afriart Gallery, Kampala

Sungi Mlengeya, Tanzania | Afriart Gallery, Kampala

Sungi is a Tanzanian-born multi-passionate artist and painter. Being among the few emerging female artists in her country, her path has a great influence on many future creatives. Only recently embarking on a full-time art career, her work is already recognized and appreciated by art critics and broader audiences within the country and beyond. Sungi offers portraits of black people adorning white clothing, and superimposed against a white background which emphasizes the subjects and the roles of mothers, carers and educators that Mlengeya calls attention to.