Born in 1983 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Divin Matameso, known as Papa-Divin, is a comic strip artist, colorist, painter and draftsman. Graduated from the Kinshasa Fine Arts School, he teaches drawing, aesthetics and philosophy. He is a member of the Bulles Africaines collective, exhibits at the French Institute of Kinshasa and is awarded several prizes. He published a poetry collection (Rose ou Morose, 2012) and two comics (Les Larmes rouges and La vie n’est pas toujours ailleurs, 2018). He is a member of the agency of artists in exile since August 2018.
Mohammed Nour Wana
Born in 1992 in Mouli, Sudan, Mohamed Nour Wana was forced to leave his country as a child and went to Chad. He arrives in France in 2016. As a stateless author, he writes black poetry and is the author of two books (Au cœur de l’asile and Péril dans le bleu) which talk about the problems that force migrants to flee to Europe. He reads his texts on the radio, in theater plays, festivals, during evening performances and literary nights.