Emmanuel Mbessé (1983, Swiss-DR Congo) live and work in Lausanne, Switzerland.
After an apprenticeship in cabinetmaking, he graduated in product design at the Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne, ECAL, in 2009. He focuses his work on the reuse of his craftsmanship in the context of his artistic practice.
Hybrid things, half objects half paintings, which results illustrates a form of dialogue of his own cultural references.
The forms refer to what, according to him, participates in the perpetual renewal of his identity: encouters, language, body, places, time, memories.