Born in 1993 in Bukavu, Pamela Tulizo is a Congolese documentary photographer and artist based in Goma, a region ravaged by civil war and known for the scourge of sexual violence against women. As a result of this, Tulizo's work primarily focuses on expressions of female identity.
After initially studying journalism, Tulizo attended a residency at the Market Photo Workshop photography school in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2019. Through meeting one of the photographers active in Goma, Martin Lukongo, Pamela learned initial basic photographic techniques, and after months of self-taught artistic practice, Pamela participated in photography training sessions with Yole Africa in Goma, in Senegal with Africalia, in Lubumbashi with the Picha Art Center.
Her work on women has appeared at the Lubumbashi Biennial, and in various projects such as ELLE equals IL Kinshasa, Congo Harlem in New York, Kinshasa. Pamela is also a contributor to Agence France-Presse and her recent series titled Double Identitè, won the 2020 Dior Photography & Visual Arts Award for Young Talents.
In 2022, Tulizo inaugurated her first institutional show Face to face at La MEP (Maison Européenne de la Photographie) in Paris.