Arlette BASHIZI is a documentary photographer born in 1999 in Bukavu,Congo DRC.She is now based in Goma, where she is working on various projects and reports since 2018.

Photography has always been her passion.Thus,in search of professionalization she attended, in 2019, a training in photography at CAMME organization in Goma.She is a alumni af the VII Academy scholarship in photojournalism.

Arlette captures her society on a daily basis,she strives to promote a positive image of her community in using her art to denounce the problems that affect her society.Her focus is on issues related to women and youth, interrogating their role and place in the society.

Member of the APJD and the African Women Photographer,in 2021, one of her photographs was awarded in the category Good gouvernance:Human rights, justice of the 2021 Women's Photojournalism Awards.She was a recipient of the "Creativity Is life" grant offered by Africalia to support young African artists in July 2020.

She participated in the 4th edition of the Canon Student Development Program 2020, a mentoring workshp and portfolio review session by Visa pour l'Image.

She is already working as a photographer with international and local NGO like OXFAM GB, TEARFUND, CARITAS AUSTRALIE, EXILE INTERNATIONAL,... and UN agencies.

She is a contributor to "Congo in Conversation" a collaborative project, winner of the 11th Carmignac Photojournalism Prize dedicated to DRC.Her work has appeared in group exhibitions and in one of the world's major photography festivals,the "Visa pour l'image" Festival in France. 

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