IJAIA partners with emerging artists from the African continent and its diaspora. We strive to create a space where artists have the possibility to display their artwork in a proper and professional manner. Paintings are more than just ‘pictures’ in frames. Every work of art tells a tale and reflects the culture from which it emerges. Ultimately, we want to bring people together through art and be a window into the cultural heritage and collective memories of the villages, cities and countries that populate the African continent.
Gloire à Dieu Babanzanga, born on the 29th of January 1988, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, began painting at the age of eleven. Son of an artist, he quickly oriented himself towards artistic studies…