kwandaart foundation



The Mission of Kwanda Art Foundation

Knowledge

kwandaart.foundation seeks to establish a solid knowledge-base for all members and interested artists in the field of visual multi-media and performance art.

Assistance

To assist artists of the Rwanda Art Community to be respected and recognized professionals, nationally and internationally.

Support

To support the Rwanda Art Community and to develop artists into more knowledgable and more educated professionals.

Cooperation

To establish a common platform for cooperation and exchange. Galleries, busineses, sponsors and industry get in contact with the contemporary art in Rwanda.

Promotion

To create art and promotion activities of the Rwanda Art Community: Exhibitions, Festivals, Art-Weeks, Workshops, Art Talks, …

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Partnership

To establish partnerships with institutions and artists – nationally and internationally.


The Team

Jacques Nkinzingabo

Jacques is one of the first internationally renowned photographers and artist in Rwanda.Jacques became interested in photography in 2009. He turned professional in 2013, specializing in documentary photography. His work focuses on environmental and living conditions over time, especially of socially isolated groups.

Jacques Nkinzingabo´s photography artwork focuses on political, social and cultural issues, linked to the radical transformations of the human kind in time and space. In his photography, he deals with the complex reality of human labour and the environmental conditions evolving over the times, using the images he captures as a form of visual confrontation that state a line of reflection to the reality.

Falk Kagelmacher

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Falk is an internationally educated Architect and Designer. He received degrees from the University of Braunschweig, Germany, the Hong Kong University and from the ETH in Zurich, Switzerland.

He has spent nearly 14 years in China. For more than 6 years, he worked for the China Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development. His focus at the Ministry was on urban development and the human scale within. He believes, after all, cities should be built for people.

Currently, he lives and works in Germany. He travels around the world, for projects. He focusses on the documentation of the human living environment.


The Partners

GIZ – German Development Cooperation                                                Goethe Institute Kigali
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