Our Guests

Sophia & Lisa Stepf

Invited by the Goethe-Institut Kigali, the sisters Lisa and Sophia Stepf travelled to Rwanda for the first time. As part of their research trip to Rwanda on the topic of feminism, Sophia and Lisa conducted the three-day workshop "Doing Gender" at the Goethe-Institut Kigali.

Abel Korinsky Never Stop © Goethe-Institut Kigali/Chris Schwagga

Abel Korinsky

The Berlin-based sound artist Abel Korinsky visited Kigali within the framework of the artist residency "Digital Arts and Public Spaces".

Flockey Ocscor © Alex Niragira

Flockey Ocscor

The German-Congolese Dancer Flockey Ocscor visited Kigali within the project "DigiTales".

Sarah Farina © Lisanne Schulze

Sarah Farina & Yo van Lenz

The Berlin-based DJs Sarah Farina and Yo van Lenz were travelling three weeks through the African continent with Goethe-Institut. in mid-October they have been to Kigali and Rwanda

Amelia Umuhire

The Rwandan director Amelia Umuhire, who grew up in Germany, conducted a workshop to create the webseries TUKO - Life in Goma.

mijk van dijk © Sumio Takemoto (Graphic Manipulator)

Mijk van Dijk

DJ and producer mijk van dijk spend one week in Kigali and held a workshop on producing and DJing and played a set at Mamba Club.

Sarah Stricker und Odile Gatese © Goethe-Institut Kigali

Sarah Stricker

German author Sarah Stricker, who is living and working in Tel Aviv, Isreal, visited Kigali for one week in the beginning of 2018 on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Together with Rwandan artist Odile Gakire Katese, she developed texts on memory and commemoration.

Kantarama Gahigiri Portrait © Kantarama Gahigiri

Kantarama Gahigiri

Award winning Swiss-Rwandan director and producer Kantarama Gahigiri was holding a workshop at Goethe-Institut Kigali for 'Girls in Cinema' in May 2018. In an interview with us she gives insight into the Rwandan film scene and her own motivation.