Ndomété Maliko Dessandé is a promising emerging photographer hailing from a diverse background, determined to reshape the global perception of the Central African Republic. Born in France to a Chadian mother and a Central African father, Ndomete's multicultural upbringing exposed him to various perspectives, cultures, and artistic influences from an early age.
Growing up, Ndomete spent his formative years in Cameroon and Canada, where he developed a deep appreciation for photography as a medium for storytelling and expression.
With each move, he experienced firsthand the misconceptions and stereotypes surrounding his ancestral home, the Central African Republic. Driven by a desire to challenge these narratives, Ndomete set out on a personal and creative journey to highlight the true essence of his country.
Settling in Bangui, the vibrant capital of the Central African Republic, Ndomete immersed himself in the local culture and immersed himself in the daily lives of its people. Through his lens, he captures the spirit, resilience, and beauty that is often overlooked by the world. His unique perspective, shaped by his multicultural background, allows him to capture authentic moments that challenge preconceived notions and celebrate the diverse tapestry of his homeland.
Ndomete's photography showcases the untold stories of the Central African Republic, unveiling the humanity, strength, and richness of its people. His captivating images bring to life the vivid landscapes, vibrant traditions, and diverse communities that make up the fabric of the nation. With a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of the local context, Ndomete's work creates a powerful visual narrative that resonates with audiences across the globe.
Ndomete's dedication to reshaping perceptions and promoting the beauty of the Central African Republic has garnered attention and recognition both locally and internationally.
With his camera as his voice, Ndomete aspires to contribute to a more nuanced and accurate understanding of his homeland, breaking down barriers and fostering empathy and understanding worldwide.