Art & Culture

How eight artists were inspired to open an inclusive art and culture centre

A glance at Inshuti Art and Culture Centre will leave you glued to one of the great pieces exhibited at the gallery. The masterpiece, titled, ‘The Long Trek’, by seven young visual artists, tells a true story of Clementine Nyirabazungu, from Musanze District. Born with...

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 12:05am

Support The New Wave Of Artists: Underworra ?

This article was originally published on August 21st, 2019. Every new generation seems to have its own way of doing things; new age groups often have more “modern” manners of walking, talking and dressing. With new slang comes unheard-of challenges and untapped potential. In...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 5:25pm

Review: “Autour De Moi” – Art Can Be About Everything

This article was originally published on August 5th, 2019. “Autour de Moi” is an exhibition that was held in the new Banque Populaire du Rwanda (BPR) building, and opened to the public from July 19th – 31st. Many people walked in, out of curiosity, to see what was...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 5:20pm

25 Years Later, A Generation Blossoms

This article was originally published on July 11th, 2019. What differentiates this year’s Liberation is that it also signifies the passage of a quarter of a century — the time that it takes for a new generation to bloom. Therefore, we would like to celebrate this commemoration month...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 5:07pm

Kigali Creatives: The Backstory to “Stickin’ 2 You”

This article was originally published on June 12th, 2019. It was just another day at the Mothaland Arts recording studio. Or so I thought. I came over to meet the producer prodigy named Eloi El. My expectation was to just absorb any knowledge I could from the 19-year old...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 4:58pm

Kigali Creatives: Ishimwa Muhimanyi’s Countless Blessings

This article was originally published on May 25th, 2019. When I met performance artist Ishimwa Muhimanyi in Kigali a few weeks ago, I immediately read the artistic genius in his eyes. He is multi-dimensional — concerned with psychology, writing, traveling and body language,...

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 5:21pm

PICTORIAL: See What I See

This article was originally published on May 8th, 2019. See What I See, is a photo-visual series that intimately invites people into the lives of GBV survivors — using simplicity and start contrast to create the melancholy and brutality that survivors often hide, and give viewers...

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 5:08pm

ProvocARTive: The 2nd Annual ALU Arts Festival

This article was originally published on May 8th, 2019. The Arts Festival is a platform under the Arts@ALU program that aims to entertain and educate while giving different artists a space to showcase and grow their crafts. It is also an opportunity for the community to gain a more...

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 4:58pm

Who’s Burna Boy?

This article was originally published on March 18th, 2019.  ‘Ange-Ange-linaaaa’… Among Damini Ogulu’s many accomplishments, it is probably this tune that would earn the loudest chorus if you began to hum it in the streets of Kigali. The single...

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 4:44pm

Green Book: The True Story of A Life-Changing Road Trip

This article was originally published on February 24th, 2019. When Tony opposes the local mafia and loses his job, he lands an interview with cultivated and cosmopolitan Don Shirley. Dr. Shirley is going on a two-month tour to the American South and needs a chauffeur and a bodyguard. With...

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 4:31pm

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