One Last Post on Rwanda I Promise

As it is Friday and I will be moving onto next weeks readings for my IOs class this will be my final post on Rwandan art. I just wanted to do a little follow up on the previous post. I found an article from the Peace Review interviewing Odile Gakire Katese, Arts Director at the … Continue reading One Last Post on Rwanda I Promise

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A Fine Line: Rwandan Genocide through the art of Foreigners and the Healing Process

Over the last week I have tried to find as many sources regarding Rwandan art as I could.  What became apparent was the lack of information and exposure of art in Rwanda.  In fact the only real website that I came across was that of  Ivuka  Arts Kigali.  After reading through an article in the … Continue reading A Fine Line: Rwandan Genocide through the art of Foreigners and the Healing Process

Museum Thursday- Ivuka Arts Kigali

In 2007 Collin Sekajugo, a native Rwandan and artist in his own right, opened the Ivuka Arts Center in Kigali, Rwanda.  In a country where arts centers are unheard of Sekajugo's mission is to "use art to change lives" Ivuka means "rebirth" and it truly is a rebirth for the arts in Rwanda.  The Center has … Continue reading Museum Thursday- Ivuka Arts Kigali

The Art of Rwanda

As a "let's jump headfirst into this summer session" my International Organizations class started with a case study on the Rwandan genocide of the early 90's.  Needless to say this is not a light topic to begin a semester with, but perhaps it was the perfect way to get us really thinking about the course … Continue reading The Art of Rwanda