Born in 1973 in Poto-Poto, Brazzaville, Gastineau Massamba is a sculptor, painter and author. He was introduced to art by his father, who was a professor at the l’École Nationale des Beaux-Arts (School of Fine Arts) in Brazzaville, he then pursued his studies at the Tsiémé Art Center, in Talangaï, under the direction of Remy Mongo Etsion. He now lives and works in Paris.
His work oscillates between painting, performance and installation art. He uses various mediums, including textile. The human body is at the heart of his work, in both a political and social context.
Gastineau Massamba has shown his work in the Congo and abroad. He has participated in the Dakar Biennial in Senegal, in 2004, and the Casablanca International Biennial in Morocco, in 2012.
673 A, 2015,
Fabric / Embroidery on canvas, 9 canvas of 40 x 40 cm,
As you know, the Coronavirus is spreading worldwide. After Asia, Europe and the American continent, the African continent sees the Covid19 epidemic coming with great concern, given the limited health infrastructures available in some countries.
All the AAD teams wish to give their warm support to the artists, professionals, partners and volunteers involved in our projects throughout Africa.
We have preventively taken the decision to temporarily suspend all our activities in the field in order to participate in the security of all and to try stop the spread of the virus on the continent.
As we know today, the speed of implementation of measures to protect people on a collective scale is critical in the future fight against the impact of this virus.
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