Mizerables – Senegal

The “Mizerables” is one of the most well-known graffiti-crew in Dakar. It consists of the artists Tonton Deep and Big Key – both are pioneers of Senegalese graffiti. At the biennale the two “graffeurs” participated in an exhibition in a

Mizerables – Senegal

The “Mizerables” is one of the most well-known graffiti-crew in Dakar. It consists of the artists Tonton Deep and Big Key – both are pioneers of Senegalese graffiti. At the biennale the two “graffeurs” participated in an exhibition in a

Other artists – South Africa, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal

A final quick glimpse of other interesting artists at the Biennale: Lerator Shadi, Jessica Foli, Peter Clarke (South Africa); Aboudia, Ange Martial Méné, Pascal Konan (Cote d’Ivoire); Camara Gueye, Teemu Mäki (Senegal)

Other artists – South Africa, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal

A final quick glimpse of other interesting artists at the Biennale: Lerator Shadi, Jessica Foli, Peter Clarke (South Africa); Aboudia, Ange Martial Méné, Pascal Konan (Cote d’Ivoire); Camara Gueye, Teemu Mäki (Senegal)

Papa Ibra Tall – Senegal

Papa Ibra Tall is one of the Senegalese pioneers of contemporary art. He was born in Tivavouane / Senegal in 1935. He graduated from the Special School of Architecture and Fine Arts school in Paris. Between 1962 and 1963 he

Papa Ibra Tall – Senegal

Papa Ibra Tall is one of the Senegalese pioneers of contemporary art. He was born in Tivavouane / Senegal in 1935. He graduated from the Special School of Architecture and Fine Arts school in Paris. Between 1962 and 1963 he

Joe Ouakam – Senegal

The painter, sculptor, actor and playwright Joe Ouakam is one of the most well-known artist in Senegal and a sort of living-legend. Ouakam (his real name is Issa Samb) was born in Dakar. He studied at the National Arts School

Joe Ouakam – Senegal

The painter, sculptor, actor and playwright Joe Ouakam is one of the most well-known artist in Senegal and a sort of living-legend. Ouakam (his real name is Issa Samb) was born in Dakar. He studied at the National Arts School

Africa Color – street art in the Medina of Dakar

“Africa Color” is an exhibition of street art in Damels, a district of the Medina – Dakar’s oldest part of town. The open air exhibition is the outcome of international street artists’ encounter with volunteers of Damels. During one week

Africa Color – street art in the Medina of Dakar

“Africa Color” is an exhibition of street art in Damels, a district of the Medina – Dakar’s oldest part of town. The open air exhibition is the outcome of international street artists’ encounter with volunteers of Damels. During one week

Ndikhumbule Ngqinambi – South Africa

Ndikhumbule Ngqinambi was born in Cape Town / South Africa in 1977. He studied at Community Arts Project and at AFDA School of motion picture medium and performance. In his paintings he deals amongst others with themes around challenges and extremes

Ndikhumbule Ngqinambi – South Africa

Ndikhumbule Ngqinambi was born in Cape Town / South Africa in 1977. He studied at Community Arts Project and at AFDA School of motion picture medium and performance. In his paintings he deals amongst others with themes around challenges and extremes

Photo exhibition “Chronique d’une révolte” – Senegal

The exhibition „Chronique d’une révolte – photographies d’une saison de protestations“ (“Chronicle of a revolt – photographs from a season of protestations”) was shown in the cultural center “Biscuiterie de Medina” (“Biscuit Factory”), an amazing ancient factory building in Dakar. The

Photo exhibition “Chronique d’une révolte” – Senegal

The exhibition „Chronique d’une révolte – photographies d’une saison de protestations“ (“Chronicle of a revolt – photographs from a season of protestations”) was shown in the cultural center “Biscuiterie de Medina” (“Biscuit Factory”), an amazing ancient factory building in Dakar. The

Ndary Lo – Senegal

Ndary Lo was born in 1961 in Tivaouane (Senegal). He lives and works in Dakar. He graduated from the School of Arts of Dakar. He obtained international profile with his iron sculptures of walking men (“Hommes qui marchent”). At this years

Ndary Lo – Senegal

Ndary Lo was born in 1961 in Tivaouane (Senegal). He lives and works in Dakar. He graduated from the School of Arts of Dakar. He obtained international profile with his iron sculptures of walking men (“Hommes qui marchent”). At this years

Younes Baba-Ali – Maroc

Younes Baba-Ali was born in 1986. He graduated from the School of Decorative Arts in Strasbourg and from the AIX-en-Provence Art School. Today he lives and works in Brussels and Casablanca. At the Biennale he presented the sound installations “Horn Orchestra”

Younes Baba-Ali – Maroc

Younes Baba-Ali was born in 1986. He graduated from the School of Decorative Arts in Strasbourg and from the AIX-en-Provence Art School. Today he lives and works in Brussels and Casablanca. At the Biennale he presented the sound installations “Horn Orchestra”

Saadio Diallo – Senegal

Saadio Diallo lives and works in Dakar. He started his career as a mural painter. Until today he takes the inspirations for his pictures from paintings and graphics on Dakar’s walls: His latest paintings refer to the 2011-2012 protest movement

Saadio Diallo – Senegal

Saadio Diallo lives and works in Dakar. He started his career as a mural painter. Until today he takes the inspirations for his pictures from paintings and graphics on Dakar’s walls: His latest paintings refer to the 2011-2012 protest movement

Fall Meïssa – Senegal

Fall Meïssa lives and works in the ancient Senegalese capital St. Louis, in the noth of the country near the border to Mauretania. As did his father and his grandfather likewise Fall Meïssa became a repairman for bicycles and motorcycles.

Fall Meïssa – Senegal

Fall Meïssa lives and works in the ancient Senegalese capital St. Louis, in the noth of the country near the border to Mauretania. As did his father and his grandfather likewise Fall Meïssa became a repairman for bicycles and motorcycles.

Em’Kal Eyongakpa – Cameroon

Em’Kal Eyongakpa is a visual and sound artist who was born in Cameroon in 1981. At the biennale his video installation and video sculpture “Njanga Wata” was shown. The titel is a pidgin English translation of “River of Prawns” or

Em’Kal Eyongakpa – Cameroon

Em’Kal Eyongakpa is a visual and sound artist who was born in Cameroon in 1981. At the biennale his video installation and video sculpture “Njanga Wata” was shown. The titel is a pidgin English translation of “River of Prawns” or

Cheikhou Bâ – Senegal

Visitors in front of the installation “Pas assez d’électricité” (“Not enough electricity”) in one of the halls of the “Ancienne Biscuiterie de la Médina” (“Old Biscuit Factory”) in Dakar. The artist Cheikhou Bâ made the huge mural from 2240 electrical outlets. Cheikhou

Cheikhou Bâ – Senegal

Visitors in front of the installation “Pas assez d’électricité” (“Not enough electricity”) in one of the halls of the “Ancienne Biscuiterie de la Médina” (“Old Biscuit Factory”) in Dakar. The artist Cheikhou Bâ made the huge mural from 2240 electrical outlets. Cheikhou

Mamady Seydy – Senegal

  Mamady Seydy was born in Dakar in 1970. He is a graduate of the National School of Arts in Dakar. At the biennale he presented the installation “Celui qui ne sait plus où il va, doit-il retourner d’où il

Mamady Seydy – Senegal

  Mamady Seydy was born in Dakar in 1970. He is a graduate of the National School of Arts in Dakar. At the biennale he presented the installation “Celui qui ne sait plus où il va, doit-il retourner d’où il