Christian Mugarura Mafigiri is a professional and award winning comic artist living and working in Kampala. He has been a comic artist since his childhood but studied Journalism at Uganda Christian University, Mukono. In 2013, he won the comic book competition organized by the Goethe Zentrum Kampala/ Uganda German Cultural Society. This led to his publishing the book, Children of War that was recently launched at the Cultural offices in Kamwokya, Kampala. His work on Graphic Memories a graphic novel on the war waged by the LRA in northern Uganda, won the World Press Photo Multimedia Award in April 2016. Other works include Children of War, Tekezessassi, Rain and Venom.
“Comics tell a side of story that pictures cannot do extensively”