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Koyo Kouoh
Lives and works in Dakar, Senegal, Luanda, Angola and Basel, Switzerland

the founding artistic director of RAW Material Company, a center for art, knowledge and society in Dakar, Senegal, and the curator of FORUM at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in London and New York. She was recently appointed artistic director of Fabrica de Sabao, an art & innovation initiative in Luanda, Angola. Kouoh’s theoretical, exhibition-making and production practice has contributed to a paradigm shift in global curatorial perspectives of recent years. She was the curator of Still (the) Barbarians, the 37th EVA International, Ireland’s Biennial in Limerick (2016) and is the initiator of RAW Académie, an international study programme for artistic research and curatorial enquiry in Dakar. She lives and works in Dakar, Luanda and Basel.

2017 | Venice Art - «Salon Suisse» Two: eating well 
2017 | Venice Art - «Salon Suisse»: ATARAXIA 

Photo: Koyo Kouoh, portrait 2017. © Antoine Tempé.