Born 1974 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa

EDUCATION

2015
Master of Fine Art (Distinction), Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town, South Africa

2009
Photography at Vega (The Brand Communication School), Cape Town, South Africa

2000
Bachelor of Art in Graphic Design and Visual Communication at the Academie des Beaux Arts, Kinshasa, DRC

1994
State Diploma in Art (Sculpture Major) at the Institut des Beaux- Arts, Kinshasa, DRC

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
Coucou Crumble, Gallery MOMO, Cape Town, South Africa

2018
Masks Of Heterotopia, Officine dell’Immagine, Milan, Italy
Mupia-Mupia, Fondation Friedrich Naumann, Dakar, Senegal

2016
Mupia-Mupia, Gallery MOMO, Johannesburg, South Africa

2011
Notre Peau, The Association for Visual Art (AVA) Gallery/ the Hollard Exchange Programme, Cape Town, South Africa
Echoes (travelling exhibition): Alliance Française of Port Elizabeth; Alliance Française of Pretoria; Alliance Française of Durban; Alliance Française of Mbabane, Swaziland; Alliance
Française of Maputo, Mozambique; Alliance Française of Johannesburg

2010
ECHOES, Alliance Francaise of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

2007
Maurice Mbikayi, Framery Art Gallery, Sea Point, Cape Town, South Africa

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
Still Here Tomorrow to High Five You Yesterday…, Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town, South Africa
Face with Tears of Joy, Blitz, Valletta, Malta
Digital Imaginaries: Africas in Production, Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa; Kër Thiossane, Dakar, Senegal; ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

2018
Congo Stars, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
ON/OFF, Casa Victor Hugo, Havana, Cuba 17 Biennale De Lubumbashi, Lubumbashi, DRC
YOUNG CONGO, Kin ArtStudio, Kinshasa, DRC
Urban Axis / Another Antipodes, PS Art Space, Freemantle, Australia
WE CALL IT “AFRICA”, Artists From Sub-Saharan Africa, Officine dell’Immagine, Milan, Italy

2016
Paradoxal Stranger, Gallery MOMO, Cape Town, South Africa
Troubled Land, (Performance/Video Installation), Iziko South Africa National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

2015
On Entropy and Becoming, AVA Gallery
Constitution Hill, Johannesburg

2014
Art of the Lived Experiment, The Bluecoat School Lane Liverpool, UK and Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), Grand Rapids, Michigan, US

2012
Window Exhibition/ Traces at Dock, with Miatta Kawinzi (New York), Janne Nabb & Maria Teeri (Helsinki), Basel, Switzerland

2011
Thinking Africa and the Diaspora Differently, Centre for African Studies (CAS), UCT, Cape Town, South Africa
Celeste Prize Finalists Exhibition & Awards, The Invisible Dog, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2010 reasons to live in a small town, Goethe on Main Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
AFRIKA SUR L’ÉVENEMENT POÉTIQUE, Centre Culturel des Mazades, Toulouse, France

2010
Amani Art Festival 2010, Lookout Hill, Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa
The Association for the Visual Arts (AVA), Cape Town

2009
Art Reach Exhibition, The Association for Visual Arts (AVA), Cape Town, South Africa

2008
The Art of Determination, Harare International Festival of the Arts, National Gallery of Harare, Harare, Zimbabwe
The Soul of Africa, Development Bank of Southern Africa, Midrand, South Africa

2007
Human Rights Day, Iziko Slave Lodge Museum, Cape Town, South Africa
Group Exhibition, Blank Projects, Cape Town, South Africa
X-Cape Circuit, Scalabrini Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

2006
A journey together, Scalabrini Centre, Cape Town, South Africa
Portrait Exhibition, The Association for Visual Arts (AVA) Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
A Response to Picasso & Africa, Alliance Française of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa