Photographing Rwanda After Genocide

Tue 29 April, 6 - 8pm

Inigo Rooms

London, UK

Past event

Join a panel of Rwandan and international photographers to discuss how Rwanda is depicted in images twenty years after genocide.

Join a panel of Rwandan and international photographers to explore how Rwanda is depicted images twenty years after the genocide.  Held within the gallery, this closing event for the exhibition offers the chance to meet three of the photographers whose work is on display.  We will discuss the kinds of images used to represent genocide and its aftermath, the growth of Rwandan photography over the past twenty years and the ongoing challenges involved in circulating new images from Rwanda that complicate existing narratives.


John Mbanda, photojournalist for The New Times, Rwanda

Mussa Uwitonze, photographer with Through the Eyes of Children, Rwanda

Laura Elizabeth Pohl, international photographer and filmmaker based in Rwanda

Jenny Matthews, conflict and development photographer working in Rwanda since 1994

Part of the exhibition

Rwanda in Photographs: Death Then, Life Now

21 March - 30 April 2014

Inigo Rooms, London

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In partnership with

The Cultural Institute at King’s

The Cultural Institute at King’s connects the College with practitioners, producers, policy makers and participants across arts and culture, creating space where conventions are challenged and original perspectives emerge.

Book tickets

Tickets are £5 (£3 students, King's staff and alumni, unwaged) and can be booked online

Additional Info

Inigo Rooms
Somerset House East Wing
Strand Campus
London WC2R 2LS