Amadou Sanogo

Amadou Sanogo graduated from Bamako’s Institut National des Arts – where he was quickly noticed by the director and artist, Abdoulaye Konate – in 2003. Sanogo paints on textiles, unstretched, repurposed cloth sourced from his local environment and market. Addressing both social and political issues, his works explore his own life experiences through humor, alongside the history, epics and recent events of his country.

His previous shows include the 1:54 Contemporary Art Fair in London and Paris, Les Points de l’individu at Voice Gallery Marrakech, Morocco (2017), Fables at Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London (2016), Chapelle des Dames Blanches, La Rochelle, France (2015), L’homme du present at the Institut français de Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (2014), Museos y Modernidad en Transito, at the Museo de America, Madrid, Spain (2012); and Le Trait, the Centre Culturel Français de Bamako, Mali, 2011.

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