View the above video and hear about Kitintale, a project by photographer Yann Gross. Kitintale, located in the Kampala area of Uganda is the first East African skatepark constructed by local youngsters and home to a subculture that Gross has been documenting for some years now. Gross has been leading efforts to build a new half-pipe and community center. To support this project, visit Yann’s page on Emphas.is, a site dedicated to crowdfunding visual journalism.
Click here to learn more and get involved with Yann Gross’ Kitintale project! You can also read more on TIME Lightbox.
A limited-edition from this series is available exclusively through Aperture Christine Sawunda, from Kitintale 2008.
Yann Gross’ Lavina series was featured in Aperture Magazine issue 202.