Feb 3, 2011, 11:12 AM
Amie Jah, alias Jahbless, last weekend performed live as
part of celebrating the KBJ conference Art Exhibition which was held at the MJ
Finance building hall in
In a chat with Entertainment shortly after the programme, the young artist explained that KBJ Art Exhibition is here to promote Gambian artists especially musicians. She described the Exhibition as the first of its kind in the country, noting that organising such a programme is part of contributing to national development. She therefore thanked KBJ art conference in collaboration with Oko Drammeh multimedia. The imigongo are pieces of wood covered with cow dung and painted with natural pigments ranging from white and black to ochre. The paintings date from the early 19thcentury, when prince Kakira started using them to decorate the insight of houses.
Originating from the Eastern