Moridja Kitenge Banza
Educational Programs Officer – World Cultures and Togetherness at Montreal Museum of Fine Arts , Canada
Moridja Kitenge Banza works as Educational Programs Officer at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
He is mostly known for his artistic career. Born in 1980 in Kinshasa, he graduated from Kinshasa’s Fine Arts Academy, Ecole supérieures des Beaux-Arts of Nantes and La Rochelle University in Humanities and Social Sciences. In 2010 he received 1st prize of African contemporary art Biennale, DAK’ART for his video “Hymne à Nous” and “from 1848 to nowadays”. His work as been presentd at Musée Dauphinois (Grenoble, France), at Museum of Contemporary Art (Rosklide, Danemark), at Arndt Gallery and Ngbk (Berlin, Allemagne), at Casablanca International Biennale B(Casablanca, Maroc), at the Foundation Attijariwafa bank (Casablanca, Maroc), at the Fondation Blachère (Apt, France) as well as BAnQ, at gallery Joyce Yahouda, in Oboro and at Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Montréal, Canada).
His artistic approach consists in interrogating history, memory and places by blurring the line between reality and fiction.
Join Moridja at Communicating the Arts in Montreal next October!