Jacques Nkinzingabo was born in Kigali on 27th of March 1994 and still lives and works in Rwanda’s Capital. Nkinzingabo is a self-taught photographer and visual storyteller specializing in Documentary. His photography artwork focuses on cultural diversity, migration , memories and identity issues . Nkinzingabo wants to tell a different story about Rwanda and discover untold stories around the world giving 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 and exhibitions. He travels all over Europe and Africa showing his photographs and working 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 an artist in residence program at Ruffinihaus in Munich, Germany. In Munich Nkinzingabo is showing his projects from Ruanda and is also working on a new project about Western African migration in Germany. The residency and his workin Germany is supported by Goethe-Institute, akume (Afrikanische Kultur und Musik in Europa e.V.), BBK (Berufsverband Bildender Künstler und KünstlerinnenOberbayern e.V.) and the city of Munich.

For more information on Jacques's work, to get in touch regarding employment opportunities, or to just say hello, feel free to get in touch.

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