After training in Graphic Arts and Plastic Arts at the Beaux-Arts in Kinshasa, I had the opportunity to participate in personal and collective exhibitions in the DRC but also in France, Burkina Faso or even in Belgium. Since 2016, I have participated in numerous workshops and carried out several residences. In 2019, I won the Solidarity Secular Prize at the international sculpture biennial in Ouagadougou.
Born in 1992 in Kisangani (DRC), I started my secondary studies in 2005 with a training focused on the visual arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kinshasa. Afterwards, I did graduate studies in the interior architecture department. In 2014, I had my Bachelor in Graphic Arts and it was there, after my studies at the Academy of Fine Arts that I decided to engage in performance, as a tool to develop my practice. In 2016, I decided to go to Goma to deepen my professional work for a few years.
Although the filmmakers, actors and I are determined to carry out this project, it will require some financial investment. This grant will encourage us a lot but will also allow us to make a creative residency with disadvantaged children who will be able to build their robots and learn about cinema.
The objective is to perform an ambulatory performance in disadvantaged neighborhoods and to make a documentary fiction film on the project.
The Covid-19 crisis is for me a last warning that nature and the planet are addressing to us. My artistic journey already denounced the deregulation of our materialist societies. I consider it my duty to raise awareness and influence decision makers so that the world changes.