Category Archives: Graffiti / Street Art in Dakar

Dakar is also an important African metropolis of graffiti. The first “graffeurs” Senegalese have been inspired from the graffiti movement in the US that started in the 80s. In Dakar, we see a big boost of this art form since the 90s. Now also other forms of street art are becoming more and more popular.

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

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