About Awa Banmana

BIOGRAPHY :

Born in france, the spanish-Senegalese artist Awa Banmana’s (they-them) is an Afropean emerging artist based in Tiohti:áke (montreal). Their work is centered around multidisciplinarity. Banmana’s current work has an emphasis on visual art and research-creation practices. 

Over the past few years, Awa Banmana had has also been involved in several local and international events. In 2020 Banmana was involved in the creation of the Black Lives Matter mural «La Vie des Noir.e.s Compte». In 2021, they were selected to be the artist in residence for Moebius magazine. Banmana’s video clip «KICKER», co-directed with artist and musician Kaya Hoax, was also featured in Melbourne Midsumma Festival 2021 at the Brunswick Street Gallery.