Lyse Ishimwe Nsengiyumva

Lyse Ishimwe Nsengiyumva is a curator, photographer and film enthusiast. Lyse is currently based in Belgium where she founded and curates Recognition, a program that aims to increase the visibility of African and African diaspora art, literature and culture via community based film screenings and workshops. Lyse is one of the ten consultants for the Berlinale Forum.

She shares Reimagining Worlds, a series of workshops that allow youngsters to experiment with visual storytelling through VR/AR technology to imagine anything beyond the limitations of their own realities -the virtual reality experience becomes a limitless terrain to subvert dominant power structures and offers an innovative platform to imagine better futures.