Photography exhibition

Papa Shabani

Throughout the festival, the Theatre Foyer will host two photography exhibitions, by French photographer Frederic Noy and Ugandan photographer Papa Shabani. 

@Frederic Noy has spent 11 of the last 18 years as a documentary photographer covering civil war in Africa and has been published in Le Monde, The Guardian, Vanity Fair and many more. His exhibition at the festival pictures the life of a group of over 20 youth in Kyaka II refugee settlement in Kyegegwe district in south west Uganda that have come together to for the « Dynamic Crew » who perform at schools and events across the settlement spreading messages of non-violence and hope and trying to realize their individual dreams of becoming singers, rappers, dancers and producers.

Papa Shabani Photography is an award winning photographer (UPPA ’13) who uses photography, film, graffiti, graphics, fashion and water color painting to create. He has exhibited in several group exhibitions in Kampala and his work has been featured on various websites and blogs. During the festival he will present a collection of his recent work that pictures life in Kampala and Uganda.