Paul Alden Mvoutoukoulou

 Paul Alden Mvoutoukoulou © l'Union européenne Paul Alden Mvoutoukoulou was born in 1987 in Brazzaville (Congo), where he lives and works. After being attending the National School of Fine Arts (ENBA) in Brazzaville in 2006, he also led Poto-poto painting workshops. In 2012, he attended Ateliers Sahm and discovered other artistic disciplines such as installations and video art. He is co-founder of the Collectif Art Kintuadi and works in collaboration with Graphik'noir. Mvoutoukoulou has participated in several group exhibitions and artist residencies in his country and abroad. His work has been presented at the Dakar Biennale, the Kampala Biennale, the FIAC in Algiers, the Blachère foundation, the AKAA fair as well as in Lille 3000 (France), in the Afriques Capitales exhibition. In his practice, Mvoutoukoulou combines painting, drawing, sculpture, video and installation. His work focuses on the notions of healing and reconciliation and the relationship between humanity and life. He addresses questions relating to ancestral African medicine and explores urban cartography as a symbol of modernism.