Penda Diakité

Kumba-lélé

24”x 48” Acrylic, oil, rubber, collage on wood panel

Kumba-Lélé is a djembe dance in Mali, originally for very little kids as it was the first dance I ever learned. It’s part of "che che koolay" family, a song originated from Ghana, with similar ones in Togo, Benin and Ivory Coast.