Agnes Essonti Luque (b. 1996) is a Cameroonian and Spanish artist from l’Hospitalet de Llobregat. With a strong connection to her African roots, she grew up in a multicultural environment that has greatly influenced her work. Essonti’s academic background reflects her passion for the arts and cultural perspectives. She has a Diploma in Photography from the KCC in London, a PgD in Culture and Thought of Black Peoples from the UCM in Madrid and a Master’s Degree in Photography from Blank Paper in Madrid. Her practice focuses on exploring crucial issues such as afro-diasporic identities and cultures. She uses a wide range of media, including performance, video, and photography, to create pieces that serve as a catalyst for her ongoing research on these topics. Through her work, Essonti seeks to piece together her own memories and offer new perspectives on these complex issues. Her artistic vision is heavily influenced by decolonial processes and activism, reflecting her deep commitment to these causes. Essonti’s work has been shown in international exhibitions, including 1384 Days Wide at Rencontres de Bamako 2015, 14th Dakar Biennale OFF and XI Lanzarote Art Biennial, in 2023 she has made the performance Bayam Sellam, La Bissaperie at the Museo Nacional Thyssen- Bornemisza and in the MNCARS.