A Ugandan born citizen of the world, Kibuuka Mukisa Oscar is an unconventional self-taught photographer, bboy and social worker living and working in Kampala. Coming from a well expressive drawing family, he discovered his passion for photography at the age of 18, which later turned into a profession. With a strong influence of hiphop culture and social motivational causes, he evolved the motto “give a smile to the world” which he wishes to portray in his work. He is working on a life long project documenting the Uganda “youth and hiphop culture” with the main focus on the bboying/breakdance element.
He is an award-winning photographer of the Uganda Press Photo award (2013/2014). His photography creations have been published in local and international, online and print magazines and newspapers including Start Journal, MO magazines, The East African, Taz die tageszeitung, African Music Festival Network and others. Exhibited solo and featured in-group exhibitions in East Africa and Europe. Among others he contributed to collaborative exhibitions likeVisionary Africa – Art at work in Kampala 2012, Mr and MrsAfrika 2013(Copenhagen), One Moment project 2013(Estonia) and Break-Through festival 2014(Switzerland).
You will find him organizing breakdance events, on commissions, experimenting and voluntarily sharing photography skills with fellow youngsters.