Thanks to his thoroughness, talent and imagination, Jean Paul KALA manages to transform these metallic surfaces into real objects of contemporary art.
The refined works of Jean Paul Kala are a true ode to the powerful and authentic nature of his cradle: «Nord-Kivu» where he was born in the 70s.
Attracted by matter and mechanics, the hands of the budding artist, do not hold in place and, when becoming a teenager, Jean Paul KALA discovers the welding and shaping of metals, it is a revelation that takes possession of his being: he becomes a recognized expert in the field.
The European dream was for years in its projects.
In the 2000s he decided to cross the CAP and settle in Belgium where he perfected his technique among the best, obtaining the recognition of his peers and the most demanding amateurs.
Probably influenced in part by the ancestral art Imigongo, precursor of the abstract art, he launched in 2013 his own brand of high-end furniture R&J which very quickly acquires a reputation among enthusiasts in search of the beautiful and the exclusive.
The creations of Jean Paul Kala are distinguished by organic curves, elegant and generous; undoubtedly the fruit of his African origins.
Technical mastery combined with extreme minutia transform metal into masterful creations of contemporary art.