René Tavares

René Tavares

Santo Tomé y Príncipe, 1983

René Tavares is a multidisciplinary artist with a degree from the National Fine Arts School of Dakar, Senegal. In 2008, he received a scholarship to attend the School of Fine Arts of Rennes, he also completed the photography course of the ARC/Rennes. René Tavares is an artist who reflects upon, through his work, his own experience of displacement and modern resettlement within the postcolonial context.

His work has been shown in numerous cities, including Paris, Bordeaux, Amsterdam, Brussels, Luanda and Lisbon. In 2008, he participated in Africa Now! exhibition, organized by the World Bank in Washington, D.C. In 2014, his work was shown at the Architectural Biennial of Venice, within the context of the Ilhas de São Jorge project, supported by the Beyond Entropy organization.

This artist exhibits in the following galleries

Artist's works

René Tavares | Tchiloli Unlimited

René Tavares

Tchiloli Unlimited, 2019

Mixed media on canvas

165 x 180 cm

René Tavares | The king is asking for advises from native creole

René Tavares

The king is asking for advises from native creole, 2019

Óleo, técnica mixta sobre lienzo

150 x 150 cm