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Kwanda Art Foundation aims to build photography community , in Rwanda by Establishing, Educating, Improving the knowledge and promote the Art Industry and Community in national and international context. We are currently seeking volunteers who would work with us to further the aims of the organisation, those who are passionate about what we do and would like to become part of this experience.We do not pay salaries so far to our volunteers, but will pay incidental cost accrued while performing duties. We are likely to retain competent volunteers as administrators of the Organisation. We are currently looking for volunteers in the following categories: Project Managers for Administration for specific projects Communication and public relations personnel Research Assistants (research related to IB projects and fundraising) Marketing Manager (distribution and sales of content) Translators (English to French) If you are interested in working with us in any of the mentioned roles, please write us ( email@example.com ) with the following information: A curriculum vitae highlighting previous and present commitments A motivation letter stating why you would like to join Our Team Contact details (email address and telephone number) of two references. Before you write us, take some time to familiarize yourself with our activities via our website and Facebook page. If necessary, write us a preliminary email with any question you may have before submitting your application. We will invite shortlisted candidates for an interview to discuss the modalities of working with the organization. Please note that a 3-months evaluation period applies after which both parties can decide on whether to continue the engagement.
Kwanda Art Foundation (KAF), in collaboration with GIZ – Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit and Goethe Institut Kigali are organising the Second PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP – that is taking place between 07.11. – 11.11.2016 at Goethe Institut Kigali This photography workshop will focus on sharpen their skills as visual storytellers in understanding the fundamental rules of photography, exploring examples of visionary photographers and in practical hands-on sessions in the field together with the passionate mentors. The five days workshop will consist of theory sessions and practical fieldwork in groups and in individual assignments. Proposal Requirements ( Download Application here ) Interested participants are required to submit the following information before November 06th 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org : A completed entry form (see above) or Here ( Application form ) A profile / short biography (max. 800 words) with recent picture(s) that will be used for publicity A sample of work (6 – 15 images with 2000 px maximum size) Deadline Applications close on: Sunday 06th November 2016 All applications must be submitted by email to : email@example.com Kwanda Art Foundation will confirm receipt of your entry form. A professional team will assess the submissions received and decide which individuals will participate in the second 2016 Photography Workshop.
August 8. to August 12, 2016 Photography Workshop Kigali, Rwanda Postponement Due to unavoidable circumstances, the photography workshop conducted by Falk Kagelmacher and Jacques Nkinzingabo, which was supposed to take place from August 8. to August 12, 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda has to be postponed to an uncertain date later this year. Further details will be announced in due time. We sincerely apologize for any inconveniences caused by this postponement. We would be very glad if we could welcome you all to the upcoming event and we are looking forward to meeting you there!
Story of life style in refugee camp November 2015, Izabiriza Moses visited Kiziba refugee camp in Western province of Rwanda, Moses spent a lot of time with Children with their mothers , trying to learn more from their life style in the Camp and Moses had to talk to different people in the Camp. “ Who knows tomorrow? Who prepared Yesterday, what gives you hope? Moses inspired by different stories from this Refugee Camp (Children and Women) and for his experience He started to create some Paintings to share his experience of life style in Refugee Camp. When we become Refugees we loose Hope, love, Freedom and Our Community displaced. When life changed we loose our families, we loose our Humanity and you see that World is not yours. In His Project, Moses is showing different Perspective of everyday life and Hope of Refugees for their Future. Co Curated : Jacques Nkinzingabo For more info : https://web.facebook.com/events/1151312291557925/
Kwanda Art Foundation (KAF), in collaboration with GIZ - Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit and Goethe Institut Kigali are organising the Second PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP – that is taking place between 08.08. – 12.08.2016 in Kigali. This photography workshop will focus on sharpen their skills as visual storytellers in understanding the fundamental rules of photography, exploring examples of visionary photographers and in practical hands-on sessions in the field together with the passionate mentors. The five days workshop will consist of theory sessions and practical fieldwork in groups and in individual assignments. Selection The Programme is for Rwandan photographers with at least 1 years of practical experience. Applicants must submit a completed entry form ( Download here ) 12 practicing photographers will be selected through an open call process A panel of judges appointed by GIZ - Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit will participate in the selection process Selected participants will be notified by July 30th 2016 . Proposal Requirements Interested participants are required to submit the following information before July 19th 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org : A completed entry form (see above) A profile / short biography (max. 800 words) with recent picture(s) that will be used for publicity A motivation for your participation in the training (max. 500 words) A sample of work (6 - 15 images with 2000 px maximum size) Deadline Applications close on: Tuesday 19 July 2016 All applications must be submitted by email to : email@example.com Kwanda Art Foundation will confirm receipt of your entry form. A professional team will assess the submissions received and decide which individuals will participate in the second 2016 Photography Workshop.
We are Currently working on our next Photo Work with Award winning Photographer Kibuuka Mukisa Oscar. Kibuuka is an unconventional self-taught photographer and artist living and working in Kampala, Uganda. His work has a native influence from the youth and hiphop culture, people, social motivational causes and diverse forms of expression. Photo : Kibuuka Mukisa Oscar ( http://kibuukaphotography.com/ )
Developing Photography in Rwanda
In February 2016, Kwanda Art Foundation and Goethe-Institut Kigali teamed up to organize a photography workshop targeting young talents of Rwandan photography. The idea behind this photography workshop, which was facilitated by Jean Luc Dushime, was to support and promote the work of young Rwandan artists. The training program was an opportunity for young Rwandan photographers to work toward the creation of a photo series. Eight Rwandan photographers were able to participate, and each photographer produced a series of images based on a theme that had previously been evoked by Jean Luc Dushime: celebrations, nightlife, studio portraiture, and documentary portraiture in situ, everyday life, and many more. In this way, each new series was both a unique homage to the Rwandan photographer and a creative exploration of the multiple facets of contemporary Rwanda. From 21–28 April 2016 ,8 Photographers had an exhibition at The Goethe Institut with the Theme of “The Journey” “The Journey” examines how photographs document and represent time and space. This exhibition seeks to unpack the factors that invent new identities and ways of seeing within and around urban environments. This includes subjects such as socio-economic positioning, cultural shifts toward popular cultures; globalization and digital advances of cultural production. Further themes that are explored in “The Journey” are post-colonial re-readings of relics throughout our cities and spaces, and the role of transitions and transformations within this newly envisioned environments. For more Images : http://bit.ly/1QKHLoM Read More about This Exhibition in the News : http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/…/31…/-/tfyvk1z/-/index.html http://www.newtimes.co.rw/section/article/2016-04-23/199202/ http://www.newtimes.co.rw/section/article/2016-04-24/199239/
Jacques Nkinzingabo Had an Interview with RFI ( Radio France Internationale ) about our Program ” Learning 4 Change “
Jacques Nkinzingabo , Founder and Director of Kwanda Art Foundation had an Interview with Rfi ( Radio France Internationale ) during his class of Street Kids. Jacques Started this Program " Learning for Change " to help and Teach street kids in Kigali and young people who doesn't have Opportunity to go back to School. Jacques Gives a Class of Photography to young kids at Goethe Institut Kigali . For more info check Here :