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Originally from the South West region of Cameroon, Sesse Elangwe was born on February 25, 1994
in Ngaoundéré in the Adamaoua region to Cameroonian parents. He is the fourth child in a family of
seven children. Passionate about drawing since elementary school, this penchant was confirmed
when in 2006, he entered secondary school and joined "Le Crayon de D'jino", a six-year program
sponsored by the Breweries of Cameroon. He then went to the University of Buea where he obtained
a BSC in Political Science. After six years in the program sponsored by the Breweries of Cameroon,
he was hired to teach, then thought for a year before deciding to embark on an artistic career. He
organized his first exhibition in 2013 in Buea, in the Southwest region of Cameroon, entitled WHAT
ABOUT US. Since then, he has participated in over twenty exhibitions around the world. 

Notably, "The
Last Picture Show" in Paris in 2018; "Concordant Transports" in Texas, in 2021. He is also the winner
of several awards including the 1st prize in the Patrimonito storyboard competition of UNESCO in
2012. He was similarly awarded 2nd prize at the Mur Mur festival in Burkina Faso in 2018.
By combining African heritage with art movements such as cubism, surrealism and pop art, Elangwe's
works are enriched. He confidently perpetuates his aesthetic to critically document some of the
conditions experienced by the black community in Africa. His compositions breathe in the art
movements that Elangwe admires, as he plays with notions of light and the blurred lines of reality. He
places his characters in captivating settings full of depth to create his scenes. These scenes
accentuate the magnificence of the skin and face of his subjects. The positioning of their larger-thanlife eyes is the focal point that arouses curiosity and immediately captivates the viewer. Their
magnified eyes lead to an existential place between the here and now without moving, immersion at
its best. The eyes symbolize an awakening that encourages viewers to ask themselves tough
questions - a recurring trait in his current work.


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All artworks of Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli
Painting, Portrait of Ruth, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Portrait of Ruth

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 91.4 x 91.4 x 3 cm Painting - 36 x 36 x 1.2 inch

£4,717

Painting, Miracles, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Miracles

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 128 x 128 cm Painting - 50.4 x 50.4 inch

£7,378

Painting, Better Tomorrow, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Better Tomorrow

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 128 x 128 cm Painting - 50.4 x 50.4 inch

£7,378

Painting, Different Choices, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Different Choices

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 163 x 163 cm Painting - 64.2 x 64.2 inch

£9,018

Painting, Chains, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Chains

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 136 x 120 x 3 cm Painting - 53.5 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch

£8,010

Painting, Abuanek 2, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Abuanek 2

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 210.8 x 157.5 x 3 cm Painting - 83 x 62 x 1.2 inch

£11,570

Painting, Abuanek 1, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Abuanek 1

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 210.8 x 157.5 x 3 cm Painting - 83 x 62 x 1.2 inch

£11,570

Painting, Portrait of Mercy, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Portrait of Mercy

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 91.4 x 91.4 x 3 cm Painting - 36 x 36 x 1.2 inch

£4,717

Painting, Our daily bread, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Our daily bread

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 200 x 200 cm Painting - 78.7 x 78.7 inch

£10,146

Painting, Kolo Ya Mor, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Kolo Ya Mor

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 200 x 200 cm Painting - 78.7 x 78.7 inch

£10,146

Painting, Feelings from the other side, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Feelings from the other side

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 91.4 x 91.4 cm Painting - 36 x 36 inch

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Painting, Untitled, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Untitled

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 127 x 127 cm Painting - 50 x 50 inch

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Painting, Thinking of pride, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Thinking of pride

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 162 x 162 cm Painting - 63.8 x 63.8 inch

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Painting, Tori day, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Tori day

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 114 x 127 cm Painting - 44.9 x 50 inch

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Painting, Different chapter, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Different chapter

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 127 x 127 cm Painting - 50 x 50 inch

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Painting, Back Home, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Back Home

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 162 x 162 cm Painting - 63.8 x 63.8 inch

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Painting, Black Arrows, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Black Arrows

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 127 x 127 cm Painting - 50 x 50 inch

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Painting, Emancipation, Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Emancipation

Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli

Painting - 200 x 200 cm Painting - 78.7 x 78.7 inch

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The artistic movements of the artists are: African Aesthetic
When was Sesse Elangwe Ngeseli born?
The year of birth of the artist is: 1994