Vitshois Mwilambwe Bondo

Born and lives in Kinshasa ( Democratic Republic of the Congo )

Working between Kinshasa and in the other part of the world

 

Be Coming soon, 2012:

2012, Residence at the  KAS \ Project, Kinshasa, D.R.Congo.

2012: SOLO – SHOW, at  Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, IT.

2012: « Africa, Africa »Abbaye Saint-André – Centre d’Art Contemporain, Meymac,  FR

2012, Residence at the  French Institut, Kinshasa, D.R.Congo.

2012:  Juin – Juillet  Exposition Individuelle, Halle de la Gombe French Institut, Kinshasa, R.D.Congo

2012:  Exposition collective  ” UNITED NATIONS REVISITED ” Par le Curator Allemand Signe Theil au Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Galerie M à Berlin et Kunstverein Bonn in Berlin, Germany

2012: «  Le Surréel-Congo »

“Mondo”, Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Dortmund, Germany

« Dialogues Lubum-Kin » By the curator Roger-Pierre Turine,Westfalenpark  Dortmund, Germany

2012: GROUPE – SHOW (  The New Congolese Generation ), Kinshasa, D.R.Congo.

2012:  Exposition Individuelle, Wallonie Brussels Center, Kinshasa, R.D.Congo

 

Education

2009 Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten research in Art/Science, Amsterdam, NL

2008 Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten research in Art/Science, Amsterdam, NL

2006 Academie des Beaux-Arts de Kinshasa, RDC

2004 – 2005 Ecole des Arts Decoratif de Strasbourg, FR

2000 – 2003 Academie des Beaux-Arts de Kinshasa, RDC

1994 – 2000 Institut des Beaux-Arts de Kinshasa, RDC

 

Fellowships / stipends / awards

2011 Francis Greenburger Fellowship on Managing and Mitigating Ethnic and Religious Conflict

2009 Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2008 Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2008 ARCADIS, Amsterdam, NL

2005 Art Moves Africa

2004 French Ministry of Education, ( EGIDE )

 

Residencies

2011, Residence at the  International Arts Center  ( OMI ), New – York, U.S.A.

2011, Residence at the Gallery MOMO, Jouhannesburg, S.A.

2011, Residence at the French Cultural Center, Pointe – Noire, Republic of Congo.

2010, Brave New Worlds, ( Theatre der Welt ) Essen, Germany

2010, Brave New Worlds, Guangzhou, China.

2009 Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, NL

2008 Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, NL

2007 Jobek park Project, Johannesburg, S0uth Africa

2006 – 2007 Urban Scenographie, Kinshasa, RDC

2006 Progr ( Kinbejozi ), Bern, Switzerland

2005 Boulev’Art Contemporary Art in the street, Cotonou, Benin

2005 Ecole des Arts Decoratifs de Strasbourg, FR

2004 French cultural center, Kinshasa, RDC

2003 Brazza Project, Brazzaville, Congo

 

Solo exhibitions

2011: SOLO – SHOW, at The Gallery MOMO, Johannesbourg, S.A. curated by Monna Mokoena

2011: SOLO – SHOW, at The French Cultural Center, Pointe – Noire, Congo. By the curator ERIC Gerald Miclet

2010 – 2009 NOMADE ART GALLERY, Brussels, BE

2009 French Cultural Center, Pointe Noire, Congo

2007 Gallery Pierre Hallet, Brussels, BE

 

Group exhibitions

Contemporary Art Fair:

2011, September, JOBURG Art Fair, Represented by MOMO Art Gallery, Johannesbourg, S.A. 

2011, Skope Art Basel, Represented by Primo Marella Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2010, Art Brussels, Represented by NOMADE ART GALLERY, Brussels, BE

2010, Johannesburg Art Fair, Represented by MOMO ART GALLERY, Johannesburg. SA

2009, Art Brussels, Represented by NOMADE ART GALLERY, Brussels, BE

2008, Art Brussels, Represented by The French Community from Belgium, Brussels, BE

 

Other group exhibitions

2011, Banian Exhibition  at the KAS / Project, Kinshasa, D.R.Congo

2011, Banian Exhibition  at the TCG Nordica Kunming, China

2011, Banian Exhibition  at the Banaras Hindi University

Faculty of Visual Arts, Exhibition Hall, Varanasi, India

2011, Open Studio  at the  International Arts Center  ( OMI ), New York, U.S.A

2010- 2011: “Africa, Assume Art Position!”, by the curator Yakouba Konaté, at the Primo Marella Gallery, Milan ITALY.

2010- 2011: The Reality of PerceptionGroup show at the MOBA ART GALLERY, Brussels, BE

2010, Banian Exhibition  at the  kunst galerie fürth, Germany

2010, Banian Exhibition  at the Fiji Museum, Suva , Fidji

2010, Banian Exhibition  at the Cook Islands National Museum, Cook Islands

2010: 10 to 31 December: IIIème FESTIVAL MONDIAL DES ARTS NÈGRES 2010

( International Exhibition ), By the curator Florence Alexis. Dakar, SENEGAL

2010: ” BORN IN AFRICA At the Theater Venue at Pu?awska 37str, Warsaw, Poland.

Born in Africa, Presents works by contemporary African Artists working in the field of the Performing Arts- Music, dance and performance Art. By the curators, Joanna Nuckowska and Ula Sickle.

2010 : Cool Art, Festival Couleur Cafe Brussels, BE

2010 : Brave New Worlds,( Theatre der Welt ) Essen, Germany

2010 : Accents d’ingéniosité ( Bicici ), by curator Yakouba konate, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

2009:  Banian Exhibition  at the Paul Gauguin Museum, Tahiti

2009:  Banian Exhibition  at the Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin , Germany

2009:  Banian Exhibition  at the Metahouse Phnom Penh

2009:  Banian Exhibition  at the National Gallery Bangkok

2009 : Banyan Project in Berlin : Licht aan Zee AA, Kunsthal 52, by curator Georges Hanna, Den Helder, NL

2009 : I want to be famous, Moba Art gallery, brussels, BE

2009 : Avant – premiere, Claude samuel Art gallery, paris, FR

2009: French cultural center, pointe noire, Congo

2009: Dialogue, De Markten, brussels, BE

2008 : Open studio, Rijksakademie Van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL

2007 : Kinshasa – Lubumbashi, MAMAC, Lieges, BE

2007 : Yambi project by curator, Roger pierre turine,BE : Monos Art Gallery, Lieges, BE : 2007 : Centre wallonie brussels, paris, FR : Musée de Louvain – la – neuve, BE

2007 : Botanic, brussels, BE

2007 : Jobek Park Project, Johannesburg, SA

2007 : Contemporary Art of africa in Espal, le Mans, FR

2006 : KVS – Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg, brussels, BE

2006 : PROGR – Zentrum Fur Kulturproduktion, bern, CH : French cultural Center,

2005 : Kinshasa, DRC : Boulev’Art Contemporary Art in the street, Cotonou, Benin

2003 : Brazza project, Brazzaville, Congo :

2004 : Young kinoise creation, French cultural center, Kinshasa, RDC

2003 : Brazza project, Brazzaville, Congo :

2003 : Kin wenze wenze, Ecole des beaux – arts de kinshasa, RDC

2001 : Jua – kali, kinshasa, D.R.Congo

2001 : Caritas, brussels, BE

2001 : South center, cap – town, SA : Academie des beaux – arts de Kinshasa

2000 : Academie des beaux – arts de kinshasa, RDC

2000 : Cultural center Boboto, Kinshasa, RDC

2000 : Academie des beaux – arts de Kinshasa

 

Other Activities

2009 : Zoom project in KVS – Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg, Brussels, BE : International colloquium < Culture and creativity as vectors of Development >, Brussels, BE

2006 : Scenography of the theatrical part 20 years and then

:Drawing in the book Congo mots pour maux by bestine kazadi ditabala, 2006 , paris, FR

2005 : Realization of a wall painting, atelier du plateau, paris, FR

2004 : Theatre project Roberto zucco, french cultural center, kinshasa, DRC

2003 : Seminar workshop of kinshasa, meet artist of central africa at the franch cultural center ( organize by the agency intergovernmental of the francophone ), Kinshasa, D.R.Congo

 

Workshops

2005 : Workshop about scenography, Academie des beaux – arts de kinshasa, DRC

: Workshop about scenography, Academie des beaux – arts de kinshasa, DRC

2004 : Workshop about scenography, Academie des beaux – arts de kinshasa, DRC

: Workshop studio Malembe Maa, CWB, kinshasa, DRC

 

Performances

2009 : French Cultural Center, Pointe Noire, Congo

2007 : Election in DRCongo, Center wallonie brussels, paris, FR : Body in transfer, musee de louvain – la – neuve, BE : Congo under perfusion, Urban scenography, kinshasa, DRC : Congo under perfusion, Botanique, brussels, BE : Body of sick congo, Urban scenography, kinshasa, DRC

2005 : Body and power, Ecole des arts decoratifs, strasbourg, FR : Untitled, Group art 3, Contemporary art gallery, Ecole des arts decoratifs, strasbourg, FR : Africa of war, Ecole des arts decoratifs, strasbourg, FR

 

Bibliography Catalogues 

AFRIQUE, ASSUME ART POSITION!, Project by Primo Giovanni Marella, Curated by Yakouba Konaté: 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, IT         Edition MOLESKINE ( November, 2010 ). Les Arts du Congo D’hier nos a jours by roger pierre turine. Page 118,119,120, 121, 122,123,124,125,126,127 Edition La Renaissance du Livre 2007,Brussels, BE.

Catalogue, Theater der Zeit, Page 17,18,19,20, Essen, Germany Catalogue, Art Brussels 2009. Catalogue of exhibition in Saint-Denis, Reunion: Rouge Gorge N 10: Page 49,50,51 – November 2009 Catalogue of exhibition, Kinshasa – Lubumbashi, Page 99,100,101, 102, 103. MAMAC, Lieges, BE, 2007 Catalogue of exhibition Accents d’ingéniosité : Bicici , Page 10 Abidjan, Ivory coast, May-Jun 2010

 

Magazines

Art Antiques Auctions, Number 410, Page 17, jun, july 2010 Brussels, BE Art Antiques Auctions, Number 376, Page 14, jun 2006 Brussels, BE

Afriscope, september, october 2007, N 02 page 16, 17 Afrik’Arts august 2007, N 06 – page 20, 21, 33, Le magazine des arts visuals africa visual arts What exhibition venues? Culturesfrance, SUD, Number 01, page 03 , january, April 2007

Articles (selection) La libre Belgique: arts libre, Number 26, page 14,15, jun, july 2010 La libre Belgique: arts libre, Number 17, page 1, 3 : 15-21, may 2009 La libre Belgique: arts libre, Number 14, page 4, 24-29, april 2009 La libre Belgique, page, 24 of october 2007 LE VIF l’express, Edition LUC PIRE, page, 2/2 , 21 of september 2007

Illustractions : Congo Mots pour maux , edition L’harmattan, paris, FR. 2006

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Collections

Other private collections

Collection George Arthur Forrest, BE Collection Jacques Azibert, FR Collection Firou A., Los angeles, USA Jean- francois poilpre, FR, Forrest Fondation

Sandra duquenoy, FR Nicolas boisser, FR, CH Theo Fafieanie, NL Florinda Barca, CH Collection Eric gerald Miclet, FR, IT;

Collections

Fondation Klinghofer, Brasil,    Art  OMI,- New York  USA …

 

Contact

Tel: +243 (0) 99 8 7 41 952 Mobile Kinshasa, RDC
Email: vitshois@yahoo.fr or ngengallinda@yahoo.fr
www.vitshois.com
Skype: vitshois111