Daliso Mwanza

Daliso Mwanza is a visual ethnographic researcher and filmmaker. Originally from Zambia and born in South Africa, Daliso immigrated to Canada in 2008. He graduated with a Master’s in Digital Arts and Humanities from UBCO in 2022, focusing on the diverse landscape of Black leisure experiences in Alberta. Having spent his youth in New Zealand, Pretoria (South Africa), and Whitecourt, Daliso brings a unique global perspective to his work. His dedication to filmmaking and archival film capture, particularly in capturing the essence of visual and theatre performances, has been evident in his work over the pandemic. Daliso also finds joy in mead-making and pottery.