Lilongwe –based visual artist Elson Kambalu, who is also proprietor of La Galleria Art Gallery, on Friday launched an exhibition titled The Rediscovery at The Chocolate Factory in Zomba District.

Kambula has since described the exhibition which has on display close to 25 paintings and drawings which were mostly developed during Covid Period.

‘’ The reception for the official launch was good with a considerable number of people, this  is a very exciting time for me as this exhibition signals my return in rediscovering my art as l have been busy managing other artist,’’ Kambalu who is also a filmmaker , said.

Kambalu has been pushing other artists at La Galleria in Lilongwe who have been holding exhibitions under different themes.

He said he has set aside the next 10 years 2021-2031 to explore himself and that this exhibition marks that beginning.

‘’ I am trying to craft a new identity in the face of a crisis that turned most artists down, I am re-looking at issues of male ego versus escalating mental health crisis in the face of the pandemic,’’ Kambalu said.

 

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