Pongo started photography in a documentary fashion, which he gradually merged with snapshot and diary styles. His long-term project “The Uncanny” has earned him several international awards and world- wide recognition. Pongo’s work has been featured in numerous exhibitions and published in WSJ, The Guardian UK, CNN, National Geographic and several other publications. He was chosen as one of PDN’s 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch in 2016 and is a recipient of the Vocatio Grant 2016. His work is also part of institutional and private collections. Pongo is a nominee at Noor agency.

His photographic career is shared between his long term projects in Congo DR, his involvement with the Congolese art scene, teaching and assignment work.

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