Murenzi to stage solo photo exhibition

David Berg Murenzi is a young photographer with a passion for photography. Apart from photography, Murenzi is also a talented singer and songwriter.
David Berg Murenzi to hold a photo exhibition in memory of his late mother. (Courtesy)
David Berg Murenzi to hold a photo exhibition in memory of his late mother. (Courtesy)

David Berg Murenzi is a young photographer with a passion for photography. Apart from photography, Murenzi is also a talented singer and songwriter.

The younger photographer is currently organising a photo exhibition as a tribute to his late mother, Chantal M. Mukantagwabira, who died when he was only five years.

The exhibition will take place on September 9 at Kabana Club in Kacyiru. It will feature a collection of 30 images, showcasing a cycle of the love between a mother and a child.

During the exhibition, Murenzi will express his short lived love with his mother through photography, and comfort people who might have gone through a similar situation.

The first five lucky ladies to arrive at the event will get a treat of free makeup by Trendy Shadow Makeup.

The 21-year-old developed interest in photography at an early age, using his father’s camera. His father is also a professional photographer.

Murenzi got his first lesson in photography at the age of 12, from his father.

“My father is a photographer, so I was exposed to a lot of digital equipment at home. I started taking photographs and videos during our family functions and at events in the neighbourhood at a young age,” recalls Murenzi.

However, despite all the experience and passion under his belt, he says that it was a struggle for him to venture into the industry and earn a decent living as a photographer.

 “But as a dreamer who believed hard work pays, I did not give up,” he says.

Today, Murenzi has crafted a name for himself as one of the talented photographers in the country.

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