|Name Barthelemy Toguo|
Role Visual Artist
|Books Labyrinth Process, Head above water, Parasites|
Education Kunstakademie Dusseldorf
[Art/Afrique] Interview of Barthelemy Toguo
Barthélémy Toguo, is a Cameroonian painter, visual and performance artist born in 1967. He lives in Paris and Bandjoun. He has also worked with photographs, prints, sculpture, videos.
Life and career
He studied Fine Arts in Abidjan in Ivory Coast, École supérieure d'Art de Grenoble and the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Some of his paintings are found in The Contemporary African Art Collection (CAAC) of Jean Pigozzi. In 2008 he opened the Bandjoun Station, an art centre in Bandjoun which also provides artist residencies for visual artists. His first solo presentation in New York City was at Robert Miller Gallery in Chelsea, from September 10 to October 29, 2009.