Mambo’o D27

(Zola Sebastiao Neves)
©Alexandre Katchkaev
  • country
  • Angola
  • disciplines
  • painting
  • languages
  • English, French, Lingala, Portugese
  • né le 23.02.1990
  • in Angola
  • lives in Paris, France

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Born in 1990 in Angola, Neves Zola Sebastiao, a.k.a Mambo’o D27, is a painter. As a child, with his mother, he left his country and moved to Democratic Republic of the Congo, where he started school and later his studies at the Fine Arts Institute, with a visual communication major. He paints, makes comic strips, and works in advertising. In 2018, he moved to France, obtained the Noora grant and joined the agency of artists in exile in January 2021. He continued his painting research on representing African lives in exile. He has exhibited his artworks at the Coupole in Dijon, at the Abbaye of Clairvaux and at the Lyons Club in Besançon.