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Interview with Yvette
Art & Culture, Interview

Interview with Yvette

YVETTE MUSHIMIYIMANA SHE IS A RWANDAN POET, WRITER & SINGER. READ MORE HERE: Tell us a little about you? So I’m an imaginer. Perhaps we all are I like to actively check into my brain and reimage the world. How that may come out is mostly through question filled conversations but also my creative outlets. I love to write. I also find myself imagining through music. Singing is my main thing in music but I’m currently branching out to other instruments/producing and you found me through photography, which is another medium I explore to reimagine life. I started this journey when I was born in Michigan. I was raised there for most of my life, which makes me first generation Rwandan-American. Now I live in Chicago. When did you realize music was a passion? That’...
Interview with Uche
Interview

Interview with Uche

ICHIE UCHE IS A NIGERIAN GRAPHIC DESIGNER BASED IN RWANDA. READ MORE HERE: Tell us about yourself? Hi, I’m Uche. I’m a Graphic / Product Designer from Lagos, Nigeria, currently based in Kigali. I create visual identities for remarkable brands, some of my skills are brand identity design, user research, synthesizing research into insights and ideas, Ui/Ux design, interaction design, prototyping, user testing, illustrations and more. I also think one of the best things that has happened to humanity is Game of Thrones. Oh! and I love table tennis. Movie or Music person? Depends on the mood actually, music facilitates my work experiences and movies are a good way to relax. It’s Saturday! Netflix or Hangout?’ Hangout. Definitely, 60% of my clients are businessmen...
Interview with model, Vanessa
Fashion, Interview

Interview with model, Vanessa

VANESSA UMUGABEKAZI SHE IS A RWANDAN MODEL-BASED IN ZEALAND READ MORE HERE: Photographed by Synthia Bahati | Retouched by Frank Axel Nyabagabo Tell us about yourself? My name is Vanessa Umugabekazi, I am a creative mostly known for my work as a model. In addition to modelling I also write expressive pieces, I dance and I sing too. Due to my inquisitive nature, I am constantly exploring, whether that be through different ventures, art forms or my personal style. I am full Rwandese however, I was raised in Auckland, New Zealand. I moved to New Zealand at the tender age of 4 and have been living here since. I am very passionate about creating safe and positive working spaces for models. How did you become a model? As far back as I can remembe...