Daniel GIlbert Bwette


Bwette Daniel is a community youth activist and team leader at the Bavubuka Foundation. He is also the Ugandan Correspondent and Senior Photographer for Youth Journalism International and Young African Visionaries and a senior Photographer for Masaani Art – Uganda, Bayimba International Festival Of the Arts.

His 7 years of working and volunteering in youth communities has attracted both national and international opportunities to work in the fields of photography, graphic design and community journalism.

In 2012, Bwette was selected to be part of the Emerging youth Peace network of the Universal Peace wheel where as the Uganda Youth peace ambassador on the programme with 21 more youth ambassador from different countries. During this project, Bwette organized a peace project at Stand Tall Education Centre to celebrate International Peace day with the students of the education centre.

As a community focused photographer Bwette has had collaborative exhibitions internationally at MoCADA (Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts) New York in 2011 and locally at Uganda National Cultural Theatre during the Bayimba Cultural Festival 2011, Breda International Photo Festival 2012, B-Global Hiphop Exhibition in Uganda 2012, Hague at International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)2013, Visionary Africa : ART at WORK (European union /African Union International Photo Exhibition)2012, Self Identities Photography & art Exhibition (Washington DC) 2015 and a personal exhibition at Arcus Centre for social Justice and Leadership in Michigan Kalamazoo 2015.

Bwette’s community works as UG HIPHOP ARCHIVIST has also attracted international attention and earned him an opportunity to represent Uganda youth Hip hop community at the International Hiphop Teachin “Remixing the Art of Social Change” by Words Beats & Life in Washington DC, Hip hop think tank for international hip scholars in New York organized by Hip hop education Centre at New York University and online exhibition by Praxis Centre for activist by Arcus centre for social Justice and Leadership Kalamazoo - Michigan.

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