Curriculum Vitae

Solo Exhibition

- 2017. "VANITAS" Institut Français(French Institute) of Kinshasa, DR Congo

- "VANITY" Spain Embassy in Kinshasa, DR Congo2016.

- "ENIGMA" Tradition Vivante (Living Tradition) Festival Belluard Bollweek International, Fribourg, Switzerland.

- 2012. "VANITÉ APPARENTE", 44 GALLERY Contemporary of Photography , Bruges. Belgium

- 2011. "VANITÉ APPARENT" , ‘’KVS“ Royal Flemish Theater, Brussels Belgium.

Group Exhibitions

- 2017, "LA SAPE", (The SAPE) Alliance Française( French Alliance of Nairobi), Nairobi, Kenya

- 2015. "VANITÉ APPARENTE" (Appearance Vanity), Afropean Mimicry-mockery, Kunstlerhaus Mousonturm Frankfort, Germany,

- "AFRICAN ODYSSEY", Brass, Brussels, Belgium,

- "LES BORDS DE MONDES" (The Edges of Worlds) Performance SAPE in Palais de Tokyo, Paris. France

- 2012. “FACES OF PROGRESS” Exposition UNPD, Kinshasa, DR CONGO. “ART WARNING THE WORLD”, virtual exhibition, Paris,


- “THE SURREAL CONGO”, Museum für kunt und Kulturgeschichte Dortmund, Germany.

- “VANITÉ APPARENTE” NOMAD Gallery Brussels Belgium

- 2011. “THE FORM DEAL” (Affair’ a forme) the sape Performance project on scene
between Brazzaville’s and Kinshasa’s dandies mouvements, Institut Français ( French Institute) Kinshasa, DR Congo.

- "Tozo kendé wapi? To ko kende wapi?"(WHERE ARE YOU GOING, WHERE WILL ARE YOU GOING?) The i Installation, AFROPOLIS project, BAREYRAUTH, Germany.

- 2010. “Tozo kendé wapi? To ko kende wapi?” Installation, AFROPOLIS project, Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, Cologna, Germany.

- “Tozo kendé wapi? To ko kende wapi?” Photography Cultural Center Jean Gagnant, The International Festival of Francophone; Limoges; France.

- 2009. “Tozo kendé wapi? To ko kende wapi?

- ” Photography in Kinshasa, French Institute, RD Congo.

- 2006. New Year's Event, performance at the cemetery Kintambo With disadvantaged children’s commonly known ‘’shégués’’

Awards, Workshops and Residencies

- 2017. Artist Residence In OMI International Art Center in Gent, Hudson Valley NY, USA

- 2016. Workshop: «How to develop convincing an art project » By N’goné fall and Virginie Dupray, by

Goethe Institute of Kinshasa D.R. CONGO

- 2015. Workshop on fundraising for cultural structures.Africalia and Brussels Wallonia Center of Kinshasa

- 2014. Training on the administrative and financial management by CTB and 11.11.11 Kinshasa D.R. CONGO.

- 2013. Training on the quality of exchanges SOUTH / NORTH Enrolled in the SOUTH Axes program. By BIJ (The International Office of Younger), Liege, Belgium

- 2012. Photograph UNPD Award. DR Congo.

Academic Background

- 2007. Bachelor in Visual art - Fine Art Academy of Kinshasa.

- 2003. Diplômé d’Etat (Bacc) /Literature/Humanities Professional.

Experience .

- 2018-2007 executive director of SADI collective

- 2018. Advisor in a workshop of the photograph, in French school of Kinshasa D.R. Congo "René Descartes"

- 2013. Participated in Curatorial Meeting in Yaoundé for RAVY Biennale, Cameroon.

- 2009. Participated in the Transmediale Festival in Berlin via Kinshasa French Institute (Institut Français de Kinshasa) video performance connected Kinshasa-Berlin

- 2007. Participated in Lambi-champi Festival (Carosta/Lettonia) Video-performance connected (Kinshasa-Carosta- Strasbourg)

- 2006. Participated in Urban Scenography Festival of Kinshasa.

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