Papa Divin

(Matameso Divin)
  • country
  • DRC
  • disciplines
  • comic strip, drawing, theatre, painting
  • languages
  • French, Lingala
  • born on 03.03.1983
  • in Kinshasa, DRC
  • lives in Épinay-sur-seine, France

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Born in 1983 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Divin Matameso, known as Papa Divin, is a comic strip artist, colorist, painter and draftsman. Graduated from the Kinshasa Fine Arts School, he teaches drawing, aesthetics and philosophy. He is a member of the Bulles Africaines collective, exhibits at the French Institute of Kinshasa and is awarded several prizes. He published a poetry collection (Rose ou Morose, 2012) and two comics (Les Larmes rouges and La vie n’est pas toujours ailleurs, 2018). He is a member of the agency of artists in exile since August 2018.