Joël Mpah Dooh lives and works in Douala, Cameroon, and studied Fine Arts in Amiens, France. He was a visiting artist at the Bag Factory in Fordsburg, Johannesburg, as well as an artist in resident at institutions such as Greatmore Studios in Cape Town, South Africa; Fondation Jean-Paul Blachere in Apt, France; and Kuona Trust (Ford Foundation), National Museum, Nairobi, Kenya. Some of his exhibitions include Rendezvous, which was the highlight of the 2006 Dakar Bienniale of African Contemporary Art in Senegal. He also participated in Connections, an exhibition organized by the MTN Art Foundation in 2001, alongside William Kentridge, Kendell Geers and Samuel Fosso. Over the years, Dooh has held solo and group exhibitions in Cameroon, South Africa, Austria, Senegal, France, Cuba, Lebanon, Kenya and the United States.