Ambroise Ngaimoko

Angola (1949–1999). Arrives in Kingshasa with 12 years old, with mother and sisters, as a refugee of Angola’s War of Independence. Being the only man in the family, worked first as a mechanic, later as a film projectionist. Thanks to his uncle Marques Ndobal owner of two photography studios, Ngaimoko is introduced to photography. In 1973, inaugurates is own studio in Kitambo, under the name of Studio 3Z. Had some of his works published in the anthology Kinshasa Photographers, from 1870 to 2000, organized in 2001 by Lye M. Yoka, Manda Tchebwa, Françoise Morimont and N’Goné Fall and edited by the Revue Noire. His works are part of the exhibition “Black Africa”, exhibited in the event Fotoseptiembre in 2003 in the Gallery Lópes Quiroga, in Mexico City.