Renée Akitelek Mboya is a writer, curator and filmmaker. Her custom is one that relies on biography and storytelling as a form of research and production. Renée is presently preoccupied with looking and speaking about images and the ways in which they are produced but especially how they have come to play a critical role as evidence of white paranoia, and as aesthetic idioms of racial violence. Renée seeks to better understand the ways in which images are used to reinforce the institutionally manufactured narrative of the racialized body as a constant danger to the law. Renée works between Dakar and Nairobi and is a collaborative editor with the Wali Chafu Collective.
Renée Akitelek Mboya is a participant of the TURN2 Residencies’ programme.