Dec 4, 2015, 10:37 AM
The Imigongo are geometrical structures made 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 Kakaira started using them to decorate the insight of houses.
In a chat with Entertainment, Mr. Oko Drammeh, told Entertainment that besides the beauty of these paintings, it is interesting to highlight that all materials used are natural, whereas the traditional motifs are geometrical, in recent years more modern patterns have also been used.
According to Mr. Drammeh, they originated in the eastern