Ian Nnyanzi is a visual artist and designer. He lives and works in Kampala, Uganda. His works can best be described as avant-garde that crazy ideas are those that make the world less boring; a mantra evident in all his photography works. His works intricately express how humanity, animals, buildings, and other physical structures are presented in their complex forms.
He is a Muganda by tribe (singular for Baganda), a Bantu ethnic, also dominant tribe in Central Uganda- East Africa; known for their vibrant culture, strong heritage and ancient traditions still practiced today. The Baganda from time immemorial were skilled craftsmen, artists, and musicians.
Ian is all about building inclusive communities and platforms where established and budding artists of all genres can showcase their work in photography architecture, public art, hip hop, modern and abstract art, impressionism, conceptual and contemporary art, etc.
A programmes director and coordinator of Afri-cans Street Art Festival and Afri-cans Street Art Magazine’ an annual art magazine that documents street art and culture in Africa. Started in 2017, the magazine based in Kampala, Uganda, was born out of the need to celebrate, spread & uplift the art & culture in Africa and beyond with the aim to positively increase awareness and positive attitudes to this very accessible and collaborative art form.

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