Ruganzu Bruno Tusingwire
Ruganzu Bruno Tusingwire is a multi-media artist known predominantly for his work intercepting the waste stream and recycled playgrounds. His practice is about transforming waste into interactive Art installations that are collectively built by the public as participants not only as an audience. He was born in Kabale in 1982 and grew up in rural setting before moving to Kampala, Uganda´s Capital for studies where he was met with the massive waste that inspires his art. Of late, he is interested in use of indigenous African knowledge in collaborative Art making. Ruganzu holds a Masters in Pedagogy (M.A.)from OsloMETUniversity in Norway and a Bachelors in Art and industrial design from Kyambogo University.
He is a lecturer at the Department of Art and Design where he teaches Sculpture and Painting in Kampala, Uganda where he lives. Founder TEDxKampala, Ecoart Uganda and UbuntuTalks in Africa.