Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Andrew Munuwa is a self-taught photographer from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Within his photography practice, Munuwa takes a focus on the daily African urban life in relation to spaces and the contemporary culture. He is currently working as a freelance photographer where he has worked with International and local entities such as World Bank, Wikiendi-live (Nafasi Artspace) and Ardhi University to mention a few.
As an artist, Munuwa has been featured in different Art festivals and exhibitions in and outside Tanzania such as British council’s #ColabNowNow2018 (Maputo, Mozambique), AfriCans Street Art Festival (2018 Kampala,Uganda), ‘Future Focus’ A photography exhibition by Pichastock (2018 Kenya, Ghana and South Africa) One word for Africa Exhibition by Pichastock (2017 Kenya, South Africa) and his solo exhibition Mtaani Maskani (2018. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) which seeks to celebrate and commemorate the contemporary urban culture in Dar es Salaam. Munuwa’s work employs traditional street photography style and sometimes well thought out conceptual pieces. Munuwa’s photographs are ambiguous, vibrant and interactive, giving the viewer a space to make his/ her own interpretation while feeling connected to the experience seen on the piece.
2018 - Maputo Fast foward residency
- Still life
- Video editing
Black is beautiful, black is powerful
Legs of the only female skater at the Kitintale skatepark in Kampala, Uganda. She says skating makes her feel free besides skating she is also a dancer. The theme for AfriCANs Street art festival 2018 was to ''celebrate women'' and for sure I did celebrate the existence of our sisters in mankind in so many ways during my trip first the bus I booked from my hometown to Tanzania- Kenya Boarder the driver was a lady something not common then meeting a female skater made me even more h.appier
fly like a sparrow
A skater on move seen on the foreground is a graffiti tag of one of the most prolific graffiti writers ''SPARROW'' from Kampala, Uganda.
Sparrow and his crew were the main organisers for AfriCans Street Art festival 2018 which brought together more than twenty artists from around the world to paint in the streets of Kampala.