She is a writer, curator and filmmaker. Her work is based on biography and storytelling as a form of research and production. Renée is currently concerned with looking at and talking about images and the ways they are produced, but especially how they have come to play a critical role as evidence of white paranoia and as aesthetic expressions of racial violence. Faced with this, Renée seeks to better understand the ways in which such images are used to reinforce the institutionalized narrative of the racialized body as a constant danger to the law. Among her most recent projects are Sweet Like Honey (Northern Corner Gallery, Musanze, 2022) and A Glossary of Words My Mother Never Taught Me (Cell Project Space, London, 2021). Renée works between Kigali and Nairobi and is a collaborative editor for the Wali Chafu Collective.

Upcoming Events


, promising19out(Oct 19)09:00sun28April(Apr 28)21:0022nd Sesc Biennial _Videobrasil – Memory is an editing islandDirected by Solange Farkas and curated by Raphael Fonseca and Renée Akitelek Mboya, the edition will bring together 60 artists and collectives from 38 countriesSesc 24th of May, Rua 24 de Maio, 109, Downtown, São Paulo, SP