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Mohamed Lamyne

Mohamed Lamyne

area: Fashion

Lamyne Mohamed: Je les vois grands! Photo: Joanna Pianka /

© Lamyne Mohamed

© Lamyne Mohamed

© Lamyne Mohamed

Key Facts


Cameroon, France




St. Denis

recommending institution

freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL

time period

November 2014 - November 2014

1977 – Born in Cameroon, LAMYNE M starts an apprenticeship at the age of 13 at a Cameroonian master tailor

1995 – during 10 years, he travels the African continent for a tourism society

2005 – having arrived in France, LAMYNE M designs his first jackets, combining tissues of diverse origins

2009 – he assigns several studios with a social character in Marocco and Cameroon to realize his designs

2010 – LAMYNE M creates his society Wonu-An (« Be yourself » in Fula language) to develop his concept of cultural métissage

1995 – he establishes his studio in Saint-Denis (93) as a self-employed entrepreneur

2009 - first collection for Miss B, exhibitions at the Musée de Koashung (Taiwan) and at la Cité de l’architecture in Paris

2010 - Collaboration with the Institut Français de Fès (residency in Dar Batha Fez)

2010 - Exhibition as part of Africolor, presentation of the series « Je les vois grands ! » at the Théâtre Gérard-Philipe (TGP) of Saint Denis

2011 – Solo Exhibition at Maison M, Saint-Denis, co-production Chantiers du Sud

2012 – Exhibition «Les robes Géantes » at the Institut Français of  Fès, exhibition at the Biennale de Création de Pantin at the Carrousel du Louvre

2012 – Participation at the Biennale de Pantin

2013 /14– Collectif Artefact 93, launching of a studio project « Don de soi » in the Cité des Francs-Moisins

2014 – Project for a collection for the Bal des collégiens, June 2014

2014 – start of the project « Gisants » at the Basilique de Saint-Denis, project « Master Mode » in colleges of the 93rd department, participation at « Fashion Week » of Saint-Denis

2014 – Invited for a residency at the  IF Tchad, October 2014

2014 - Exhibition «Les robes Géantes » in November and residency at quartier21 / MuseumsQuartier Wien in Vienna, Austria


Participating in the exhibition "<link http: en program programmdetail pcfs-post-colonial-flagship-store-1 _blank external-link-new-window externen link in neuem>PCFS - Post Colonial Flagship Store" at freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL

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