Majestikos Yannos

(Yannick Makanka Tungaditu)
  • Male
  • country
  • Congo
  • disciplines
  • drawing, installation, performance, sculpture, painting
  • languages
  • french, lingala
  • born on 03.09.1988
  • in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • lives in Broué, France

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Born in 1988 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yannis Majestikos is a painter and a performer. He graduated from the Fine Arts Institute in Kinshasa from the interior architecture department and focused his practice on drawing and sculpture. He founded the collective Sakana Na Art, has performed in public spaces since 2012 (Super Ekolo), and has participated in exhibitions and films. “Visa pour la création” (a public performance) won an award from the French Institute, and he now lives at the Cité Internationale des Arts. Yannis has decided to settle in France. He participates in the “Kinshasa chroniques” exhibition at the Musée international des arts modestes (MIAM) in Sète with his project Sapekologie Téléportation, which has productions in Paris and Brussels.

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