artist . film director . cinematographer

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Born Paris, France
Lives and works in Washington DC, USA

MFA Film - Cinematography
Howard University, United States Of America

Art, Creation & Technology Graduate Program - University of Montreal, Canada

BFA Art History & Archeology 
Université Pantheon Sorbonne Paris I, France

Theatre Performance - Baroque Theatre & Drama
Montaigne - Isabelle Grellet Class, France


DIVA is a multimedia artist, film director and cinematographer interested in the physical spatialization of moving images, through large-scale installations and immersive environments. Her manipulation of images within three-dimensional displays explores new forms of experimental storytelling close to magical realism, blurring the line between fiction, reality and documentary, where the conceptions of time, space, and memory are fluid.  

DIVA is a Fulbright scholar,  student Emmy award winner and Howard MFA Film candidate. Her works have been recently screened at the Centre Georges Pompidou, the Guggenheim Museum for the exhibition “Sometimes it’s beautiful” and the Tate Modern in London for “Southwark Untold Pempeople”. 

Awards & Residencies 

2023 NATAS - Student Emmys Awards- Fiction Short Film
2023 Fulbright Grant Scholarships
2023 Georges Lurcy Fellowship
2022 Hexagram Scholarships Recipients
2021 IDFA DocLab Creative Funds
2021 Live Cinema UK Associate Artists



Trajectoires - Museum Centre Georges Pompidou
Paris, France

Si Cinema Festival
Caen, France


New Orleans Black Indians Exhibition
Museum Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac
Paris, France

SAT Fest 2022
Montreal, Canada

Aesthetica Short Film Festival
York, UK

MAPP Festival 2022
Montreal, Canada

Stiftung Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst
Leipzig, Germany


Sometimes it was beautiful
Guggenheim Museum
New York City, USA

Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition - York Art Gallery
York, UK

Festival International du Film sur l’Art (39e édition)
Montréal, Canada

Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi
Venice, Italy

Basel, Switzerland

We the Curious Planetarium
Bristol, United Kingdom

Festival Arts Souterrain
Montréal, Canada

Spill Festival
London, UK

Artis Planetarium of Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherland  

𝗱𝗼 {𝗻𝗼𝘁} 𝘁𝗼𝘂𝗰𝗵 doc lab - International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, Netherland  

BlackStar Festival
Philadelphia, USA

Encontro de Cinema Negro Zózimo Bulbul
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

On Ancient Earth - Artist Expedition Society & Lumen
Alice Spring, Australia

Video Art Festival Turku
Turku, Finland

we may seek cosmic marronage but let’s remember our terrestrial obligations - 18th Streets Arts
Los Angeles, USA

Yebo Contemporary Art Gallery
Ezulwini, Eswatini

Kin Art Studio
Kinshasa, République Démocratique du Congo

Nubuke Fondation
Accra, Ghana

Raw Material Company
Dakar, Sénégal

Johanesbourg, Afrique du Sud

Centre d’Art Waza
Lubumbashi, République Démocratique du Congo

Mahal Art Space
Tanger, Maroc

Straight Through The Wall
New York, USA 


Jeunes Créations, Programme Performance
Silencio, Paris, France

Pempeople Southwark Untold 2.0
Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom

Black South
Livesey Exchange Gallery, London, United Kingdom


Havana Cultura ¡Subelo Cuba! Gilles Peterson
Rich Mix, London, United Kingdom

Les statues Baroques
Clermont Ferrand Interl Short Film Festival, Clermont, France


Kitoko Diva 


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