About the artist

Kiluanji Kia Henda was born in Angola in 1979, just four years after the country gained its independence from Portugal. Kia Henda has tied his multidisciplinary approach to a sharp sense of criticality and humor to comment on modern consumption and post-colonialism in Africa through the fields of photography, video, installations, and avantgarde theatre performance. Aside from his solo work, Kia Henda’s conceptual edge has been sharpened by immersing himself in music and collaborating with a collective of emerging artists in Luanda’s art scene.