biography

Chris Dennis Rosenberg Kimbugwe (1997) is a Ugandan photographer based in the Czech Republic. His creative practice seeks to explore the construction and performance of identity as well as the complexity of a minoritized existence. Through portraiture and visual storytelling about people, nature, and wildlife, he aims to highlight the importance of coexistence in its many forms.

His work has been recognized at the Uganda Press Photo Awards 2018 and 2019, Future Africa Visions in Time, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung & Goethe-Zentrum Kampala photography competition 2019, and the Alexia Student Grant 2019. In 2020, he was selected by acclaimed photographer Andrew Tshabangu as an apprentice for the fourth Kampala Art Biennale. In 2021, he received the Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund as well as the Skillshare Teachlab residency. He is also a mentor for the UPPA Emerging Photographers Mentorship Programme 2021, 2022 and a judge for the Young Photographer Award 2021. His work has been published in The New York Times, The Financial Times, and City Press.

In 2020, he graduated with the Advanced Programme in Photography from the Market Photo Workshop in Johannesburg, South Africa. In 2019, he acquired a Bachelor of Science in Multimedia and Animation from ISBAT University Kampala, Uganda.

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