My name is Mazina Gabin

Born in Rwanda, visual artist

Why did you become an artist?

The art was in me since my birth but as the years came it became stronger so I started exposing that art in me.

How would you describe your own style?

African or contamporary art

Which 5 things would you take with you to a desert island?

Pencil, some papers, a knife , some fire matches,water

With which 4 people (dead or alive) would you like to spend a creative weekend?

Picasso, Basquiat, DaVinci

In your opinion, which trends are currently dominating the art world?

The contamporary art and modern art.

Who or what has inspired you most in the last 12 months?

My background, my friends, my family

Which person outside art do you admire? And for what?

My family and friends

What would you regret at the end of your life not having done?

Not doing the art in me

What do you currently discuss most with your artist colleagues?

The art trends and art evolution

What should your obituary say?

A great artist of our era or of the decade with a great artistic character who changed the art world … One of the black artist who changed the art world just like Jean Michel Basquiat .

What is the best work of art ever?

The Mona Lisa

Who is the best artist ever?

Leonardo Da Vinci

My message to the world

My message to the art world is that whatever art you might be doing now just expose it to the people and don't get discouraged by the critics just keep pushing and know that you got greatness in you.

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