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BUY CONTEMPORARY ART FROM AFRICA AND ITS DIASPORA

 
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EXPLORE
EXCEPTIONAL ARTWORK

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.

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FEATURED ARTIST

BABANZANGA

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…

 

 
 

FEATURED ARTICLES

 
 
 

 
 

ART FROM THE HEART OF AFRICA

A simple and safe platform for you to easily admire and buy beautiful artwork

 
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ART PRINTS

JUST AS ORIGINAL . JUST AS BEAUTIFUL

 
 
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The Story
Behind The Name

 
 

It was a star filled night in November. As usual, Kinshasa was buzzing with life and the city’s sounds echoed through the air in full swing. We were passing through a dimly lit street when the faint sound of rumba caught our attention...