Georges Senga

Stadt, Land:

Lubumbashi, Kongo

Georges Senga Assani (born in 1983 in Lubumbashi/DRC) is a photographer who was discovered during the first edition of the Picha Biennale de Lubumbashi in 2008, by Marie-Françoise Plissart and Sammy Baloji.

He joined the master class degree organized by the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg/South Africa, Lubumbashi (2012), and Lagos/Nigeria (2013).

The third and fourth series of photographs titled a life after death and Kadogos was presented in 2014 at the Kampala Art Biennale and 2013 at Rencontres Picha Biennale de Lubumbashi. Earlier, in 2009, his project impressed was presented at the second Lubumbashi Biennale with Simon Njami.

He received a research grant by PRO HELVELTIA in 2014 for his photo project TRANSIT. In 2015 he was a fellow at WIELS Contemporary art centre, Forest/Belgium, as well as part of the project African Odyssey at the arts center BRASS. That same year, he presented his work at the Bamako Biennale, where he graduated from the price Leo the African RAM, and is currently in residence at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart.

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