Tuesday, May 18, 2010


There's a great art gallery near my apartment, called Ivuka, featuring local Rwandan and Ugandan artists. The space is pretty cool; it's perched on a hill overlooking the one and only golf course in Kigali. There are some artists that live/work in the back studios and some of the gallery's proceeds help support local neighborhood children.

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There's an artist that I really like, J. Juuko, here are some of his pieces:

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I ended up buying one from him along with another artist. There's a lot of texture in these paintings that's probably hard to see:

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Here are some of the local children hanging around the art gallery:

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