(Nsingi Simon)

Nsingi Simon, who calls himself Sim Simaro, was born in Kilumbu on July 16th, 1952. He started his career as a painter in 1972 and works in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Expositions: 1978 "Art Partout", Academie des Beaux Arts, CIAF, Kinshasa; 2001 "La Cite dans la peinture populaire", Centre Wallonie, Bruxelles; Centre Culturel Ku NTWALA (UPN), Kinshasa; 2003 "Kin Moto na Bruxelles", Hotel de Ville de Bruxelles - Galerie Bortier; "Le retour", CWB, Kinshasa - Lubumbashi;  2005 "Regards sur les 15 ans de transition", Hotel Memling Kinshasa; 2007 "Le Congo d'hier, d'aujourd'hui et de demain", Hotel Memling, Kinshasa. 

Studio-address: 60, Avenue BOKASSA, C/Kinshasa 

"MARIAGE D'HOMOSEXUELS". Acrylic colors on canvas, 90 x 140 cm, 2004.

(Part of the "Prof. Armin Prinz Donation").

In his painting the artist is expressing his opinion about marriage of homosexuals in America by comments of people. The homosexuals on the left side are glad. Africans on the right side are sorry and say, that something like this would not be possible in Africa. Pope John Paul II prays, that God should forgive them, because they do not know, what they are doing.

"L'UNE DE CONSEQUENCE DE LA VIOLENCE SEXUELLE". Acrylic colors on canvas, 93 x 59 cm, 2008.

(Part of the "Prof. Armin Prinz Donation").

Note: The painting is signed: "Maitre Sim Simaro, la prophete de la peinture populaire, le 05-09-2008"