JEAN KATAMBAYI

Jean Katambayi Mukendi was born in 1974 in Lubumbashi in the South-East of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where he lives and works. Self-taught artist and scientist, he has a passion for logic, mechanics, geometry, electricity with an artist’s ability to critique, question, engage and deconstruct. He has been involved in exhibitions worldwide including shows in Dakar, Mexico, The Netherlands, and Tokyo. He was Nafasi’s Artist in Residence between November and December 2018.