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

Galerie Alex Serra

Programa General

Artist's works

René Tavares | Photomariage

René Tavares

Photomariage, 2020

Mixed media on canvas

157 x 128 cm

René Tavares | Coiffeur de rêve

René Tavares

Coiffeur de rêve, 2021

Mixed media on canvas

143 x 145 cm

René Tavares | Portrait with pig

René Tavares

Portrait with pig, 2020

Mixed media on canvas

140 x 185 cm

René Tavares | Boyfriends on cotton field

René Tavares

Boyfriends on cotton field, 2020

Mixed media on canvas

155 x 128 cm

René Tavares | Justice for St.Sebastian

René Tavares

Justice for St.Sebastian, 2021

Mixed media on canvas

165 x 140 cm

René Tavares | Dance for Justice II

René Tavares

Dance for Justice II, 2019

Mixed media on canvas

140 x 191 cm