Mustafa Saeed

Photographer
   
We Are young
Location: Hargeisa, Somaliland
Nationality: Somali
Biography: Mustafa Saeed is a Somali born artist based in Hargeisa, Somaliland. His work combines different mediums including photography, graphics and sound to explore sociopolitical issues such as war, conflict and environment. He is contributor to... MORE
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We Are young
Copyright Mustafa Saeed 2024
Updated May 2023
Location Kigali, Rwanda
Topics Spotlight
Summary
My photographic project delves into the everyday lives, lifestyles, and evolving self-identities of this younger Rwandan generation. By capturing their unique perspectives and experiences, I aim to shed light on the resilience and creativity of these young people, as they forge a new path in a society still healing from the scars of its tragic history.
In Kigali, Rwanda, the legacy of the Rwandan genocide casts a long shadow over the lives of its young residents, many of whom are 25 years old or younger. How do these individuals navigate self-expression and identity, while acknowledging a past they scarcely remember but must continue to carry forward? My photographic project delves into the everyday lives, lifestyles, and evolving self-identities of this younger Rwandan generation. By capturing their unique perspectives and experiences, I aim to shed light on the resilience and creativity of these young people, as they forge a new path in a society still healing from the scars of its tragic history.

This project was made while partaking Foundry Photojournalism Workshop
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