Dear friends, it was actually last year when some kind guy contacted me through this blog to use my Rwandan paining on his book cover. His name was Jim Bell and after a few mails we agreed my painting will … Continue reading
Arts Share offers schools and communities around the state a variety of opportunities, including interactive performances, workshops with rwandan painters and artists Willy ,J.Batiste ,Augustin Hakizimana with Korean artists in workshop at college Rugando Kimihurura.
Here is a video about me and my work by Amici de Popoli.
Agasozi Community program can help you the visitor to Rwanda get chance to participate in daily life and activities with locals and exchange cultural expressions
During your stay in Rwanda, you can try following activities regularly offered by Agasozi Community Art project in partnership with community organizations in different districts of Rwanda
Augustin Hakizimana the founder of Agasozi still volunteers for workshops that are primarily intended for local youth who are welcome to join in these inspiring art workshops. If you are also an artist, share your skills with us. We are always happy to learn new things. Either painting, sculpturing, hand crafts……you name it!
Banana Paper Making Workshop
The workshop brings together local youths who are taught by Agasozi Volunteers skills in making recyclable paper from banana sterms, the trainings also teaches the participants how to make products out of banana paper like cards and lamp-shed.
Season Greetings card workshops
The workshop engages young children by showing them skills in card making techniques that not only helps them express their artistic talents-
Art and therapy for single women
The workshops teaches community single women skills in different hand art works that offer employment opportunities to support fighting poverty among households, through self expression of the story behind their work this helps them in healing emotional struggles
Holiday Art Experience For Kids (sculpture, painting)
The holiday experience for school children engages young children in learning environment to gain experience in art with lessons provided in painting, coloring, pottery, and other forms of self expressions
Hand Craft Making for Youths
The handcraft workshop introduces young community youth to skills in craft and handwork that they can sell through souvenirs shops to enable them earn a living and their dependents
By visiting us you definitely wont get bored! Welcome in Rwanda!
The latest workshop held in Red Rocks was more of practical nature. The aim of this workshop was to teach children how to recycle old newspapers and other useless paper, turning it into reusable material.
The process of making paper is easy and everybody can make it – if you want to try recycling old newspapers at home, see instructions here. We have used frame method. Since I always update you with pictures, here is how we did it.
If you are in Rwanda, feel free to stop by in our art center where you can join us in participating with my art workshops. If you are an artist, you are also welcome to share your skills with our children. They are eager to learn!
Agasozi Art Center is always busy and creative. This time we were playing with water colors and local children had oppurtunity to discover their creativity through water colors. How did they do it? I would say – very well!!
If you are planning a gorilla track in Musanze and have some time afterwards, you are most welcome to stop by in our centre!
Workshop activity is regular updated also on Flickr – welcome to check out more photos on Agasozi Art Center photo set.
A short video about being artist in Rwanda.
It is pleasure to peak in to neighbourhood of bloggers around the world. Here is our neighbourhood, of Agasozi Art Center. We are active in Musanze, Nyakinama village, Rwanda.
Lush green landscape, volcanoes are visible in the distance, rural life is here very traditional – you will see people walking on the road carriying crops or water on they heads, children are playing around, very nice! In a little further distance we have Volcanoes National park which is the reason for visit by numerous tourist from all around the word as they come to see famous gorillas!