Ep.9 Plastic Direction | Jean Claude Nsabimana

This episode is part 3 of a 5 part series, in partnership with Open Design Afrika festival.


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Nsabimana Jean Claude is a visual artist and a contemporary storyteller. His interests lie in photography, film and video production and design.

As a visual artist he believes one should be the voice for the voiceless. He uses his work as an activism tool. Jean Claude has won the Adobe Design Achievement Award in 2019 for Top Talent in Photography.

He shares his upbringing, how living in 🇰🇪 Kenya and 🇿🇦 South Africa has influenced his life, the importance of storytelling about sustainability and more.

The Pictures here are part of a plastic pollution project, by Nsabimana collaboration @masamara_ , aiming to raise awareness around the issue of illegal dumping which contributes to the extreme amount of plastic pollution found on both land and in the sea.

For more images please follow the project on instagram detritus_heroes, Behance "Detritus Heroes", facebook and twitter "Detritus Heroes"