Autodidact, SOMPASONGSACK ALAIN AJI DOUANGMANIVANH learnt painting by himself and has been influenced by Chaïm Soutine, Francis Bacon and Edvard Munch.
Spared from academic education, SAA DOUANGMANIVANH has developed his own painting technique using oil painting, aggressive brush strokes and the usage of knives.
Rapidly, thanks to his unique style and personality, he gained recognition from the most prestigious Art advisors.
SAA DOUANGMANIVANH paints the dark side of humanity, he works on identity and social dynamics.
His paintings reflect his life and his memories with a vision of the future.
His style can be qualified as neo-expressionism alongside with Artists like Cecily Brown, Adrian Ghenie or Peter Doig.