Kandu Nganga Deo

(Deo Kandu)
  • country
  • DRC
  • disciplines
  • drawing, painting, comics, illustration
  • languages
  • lingala, french, english
  • born on 10.04.1992
  • in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • lives in Paris, France

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Born in 1992 in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Deo Kandu has been drawing since a very young age. With a diploma in Fine Arts from the Academie des Beaux-Arts of Kinshasa, he took part in several collective exhibitions at the Wallonie-Bruxelles center and the Embassy of Great Britain in Kinshasa.
His work interrogates History. His series The Black Superheroes, painted with a syringe, his favourite tool, highlights contemporary African heroes such as Patrice Lumumba and Thomas Sankara. He arrived in France in 2018 and became a member of the agency of artists in exile.