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Willy Karekezi

Rwanda 1993- 


Willy Karekezi is a self-taught conceptual artist who lives and works in Kigali, Rwanda. His work is driven by social and political engagement. Through paintings,
sculptures, installations and public art Willy expresses himself. He believes that art is without boundaries and that it enables him to tell stories and communicate to the society. He aims to share his reality and the experiences faced by himself and others in order to contribute to communities by creating a dialogue within society. Through educative programs and working within refugee camps in Rwanda and Uganda, he also contributes financially and emotionally through workshops, exhibitions and installations.
To name a few, Willy has worked with the Moleskine Foundation, American Refugee Committee, UNHCR, European Youth Exchange Project and Kinderfreunde Austria. His work has been exhibited worldwide in solo and group exhibitions in i.a. The National Museum of Uganda; The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art in Atlanta; Green Circle - pool7, Vienna; Sprachsalon Berlin; and the London School of Economics and Political Science.


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Including Premium and VAT Results include Buyer's Premium and VAT
Willy Karekezi; Ngoie
19 Oct 2020
Unsold
 
Willy Karekezi; The Immigrant
19 Oct 2020
Unsold
 
Willy Karekezi; The Unification
19 Oct 2020
Unsold
 
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