Bondumani art Annual exhibition: An Exhibition That Lets You Smell and Taste the Beauty of Paintings and artwork in Sierra Leone

Bondumani art Annual exhibition: An Exhibition That Lets You Smell and Taste the Beauty of Paintings and artwork in Sierra Leone

The Bondumani art” is a group of innovative, emerging young Sierra Leonean artists who will be putting on a maiden exhibition in 26th 27th  and 28th of November. Taking place since 2020, the Bondumani art ‘ famous Annual arts exhibition brings together artwork in all its forms from big names and emerging stars. You can view works by incredible artists, or treat yourself to your very own artwork to take home, all based around the Annual arts exhibition 2021

The display by Bondumani art will bring you beautiful artwork by young Sierra Leoneans together to showcase their work, which includes paintings, Portrait , photography, Collage, Pop art ,Abstract and prints.

Each artist is aged 12 to 25, and organiser Lucy Russell says it is a fantastic chance for all to have their work seen by art lovers in the village.

The event is titled: “Annual arts exhibition” – A Group Exhibition by Bondumani art

DATE: 26,27 and 28th November, 2021

PLACE: Mango Peak, Opposite St Mary’s Supermarket Hill Station




This is a unique opportunity to view, be inspired by and purchase original works of art by Salone’s finest emerging artists.

Speaking to the Co-Owner of the Bondumani art at their spur look office, a 20 year old Sierra Leonean Visual artist and entrepreneur, Ms Aishatu Jalloh, she disclosed the important of artwork and the event “painting is creation, you will get something like a plain canvas and you will have to bring light into it, it brings the beauty out of something.  We are hoping to showcase our latest artwork  to our brothers and sisters on the 26th 27th  and 28th of November. “  Ms Aishatu Jalloh has been painting for over 5 years now, she started from drawing when she was at the age of 6, Ms Aishatu Jalloh didn’t learn painting or drawing, “ it was just a gift from God” she disclosed to us at Salone Messenger.






Sallu Kamuskay

Sallu Kamuskay is a Sierra Leonean activist, storyteller, and blogger. He was born in Sierra Leone but later relocated to Guinea as a refugee because of the war in his country. Sallu Kamuskay uses his phone to engage on social media, under the name ‘’Salone Messenger’. He Co-Founded the Salone Messenger platform after his experience of the war, Ebola, and injustices. According to him, silence was the root cause of war, and of many social injustices, we continue to face as a nation. In 2013, during the Ebola crisis, Sallu Kamuskay took the risk and volunteered to fight Ebola. He spent some months in both safe and unsafe places; helping the victims and telling their sad stories. The election in 2018, left a divided country with communities fighting on tribal lines. This inspired Sallu Kamuskay to serve as the coordinator of the United Sierra Leone peace concert, which was organized in 4 major parts of the country, targeting violent communities and troubled youth. Sallu Kamuskay led a group of entertainers, activists, and organizations across the country on a peace tour, a program supported by the European Union, United Sierra Leone, Africa Union, ECOWAS, and the Messeh Leone Trust. Sallu Kamuakay has also served as a staff writer for the Hidden Voices Magazine. Over the years, Sallu Kamuskay has been using his Techno phone to be able to tell stories, the phone he used to tell the story of Gbessay during Ebola who was admitted at one of the Ebola treatment centers after rumors that she had Ebola when the actual sickness was ulcer, she was almost abandoned at the treatment canter with no medication provided to her. She could have died. Sallu told the story via social media and was able to secure funding from the United Sierra Leone to buy her medication and advocated for her. She was later discharged and taken home, He did the same to a patient that died and was abandoned in the street, Sallu Kamuskay used his phone and shared the message across, the corps was later taken and buried. It could have been more disaster without his voice. The story of late America Stress 3-year-old daughter. The hero’s daughter was abandon after his father's death. He shared her sad story and was able to get a sister who has taken the child as her own and is currently providing her with educational support. The article of America Stress can be read on the link below Sallu Kamuskay feels the stories of Gbessay, America stress and that of many others need to be told. The media house we have cannot better tell these stories, they are better reporters than telling human interest stories. He created the Salone Messenger platform and brought together passionate storytellers to be able to tell these compelling stories.

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