07 Apr 2021 05 Dec 2021

Craving for Humanity

The world of Barthélémy Toguo

Free rein at the Fondation Dapper: Cameroonian artist Barthélémy Toguo. Sensitive, socially-aware art that explores the failed workings of today’s world so as to critique them, drawing on African cultures.

From watercolours of suffering bodies, sometimes strewn with nails, to monumental installations asking questions about our planet’s future, the angle of intimate and collective experiences is used by the Fondation Dapper to explore the works of Barthélémy Toguo in a monograph coordinated by the foundation’s director, Christiane Falgayrettes-Leveau.

Following an original theme, some of the artist’s works are compared with pieces of old African art. Barthélémy Toguo (born 1967) is a central, pioneering figure in the international art world. He lives and works between Cameroon and France. Through his creations, he seeks to raise social wareness. Driven by the need to create in order to make statements, he designs works that respond directly to the upheavals of today’s world (wars, abuse of power, immigration, famine and dangers). Using a range of techniques—from drawing, watercolour and sculpture to photography, performance and installation art— Barthélémy Toguo uses a range of techniques to ask us questions about our humanity.

An exhibition organised by the Fondation Dapper, curated by Christiane Falgayrettes-Leveau

To know more about the exhibition, please find more info here.

  • CURATOR

    Christiane Falgayrettes-Leveau, Director of the Fondation Dapper

  • Place:   Galerie Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière
  • TimeSlots:  
    From Wednesday 07 April 2021 at Sunday 05 December 2021
  • Closed on monday
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday:  10:30 am-07:00 pm
    Thursday:  10:30 am-10:00 pm
  • Accessibility:
    • Handicap visuel
    • LSF
    • Handicap auditif (sans T)
  • Public:   All publics
  • Categorie : Exhibitions
  • Museum ticket entrance
    Full price:  12,00 €
    Reduce rate:  9,00 €

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L'événement en images

Vue de l'exposition

© musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, photo Léo Delafontaine
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Manifestation organisée dans le cadre de la Saison Africa2020