African Photojournalism Database
Jacques Nkinzingabo was born in Kigali and still lives and works in Rwanda’s Capital. Nkinzingabo is a self-taught photographer and visual storyteller specializing inDocumentary. His photography artwork focuses on cultural diversity, migration,identity issues, social and cultural issues and is linked to the radicaltransformations of the humankind in time and space. Nkinzingabo wants to tell adifferent story about Rwanda and discover untold stories around the worldgiving voice to the voiceless with his pictures.
Furthermore Nkinzingabo is the co-founder of Kwanda Art Foundation,which helps promoting Rwanda’s art community through festivals, workshops andexhibitions. He travels all over Europe and Africa showing his photographs andworking on certain projects.
In July to August 2017 Nkinzingabo showed his work 1994 – I am a survivor at Goethe-Institute in Kigali. Goethe-Institute is supporting Nkinizingabo’s workfor several years now. His work has also been exhibited in India, Germany,France and Rwanda and has been published by CNN Africa, AnadoluAgency , NPR , Stanford U Magazine, The European Times, The European Union, TheGlobal Fund, Tony Blair Foundation, UNICEF, Aer Lingus and Several others.
Jacques Nkinzingabo is currently part of anartist in residence program at Ruffinihaus in Munich, Germany. In MunichNkinzingabo is showing his projects from Ruanda and is also working on a newproject about Western African migration in Germany. The residency and his workin Germany is supported by Goethe-Institute, akume (Afrikanische Kultur undMusik in Europa e.V.), BBK (Berufsverband Bildender Künstler und KünstlerinnenOberbayern e.V.) and the city of Munich.
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