Dédé, the artist behind Atelier Dédé, is an interdisciplinary painter and writer based in Europe.
He started painting as well as writing at a young age. His works can be found in collections worldwide. His essays, prose and short fiction were published in American and European magazines and anthologies and were rewarded with several literary awards.
After a hiatus of almost two decades Dédé started painting in 2021 again. He uses his work to process his experiences with abuse in his childhood, loss, racism and living with severe PTSD.