Installation view

Alioune Diouf: Ubeku – Ouverture

In the center of Dakar a new art space opened: Selebe Yoon shows as its inaugural exhibition Ubeku (

Alioune Diouf, Le Boulevard, 2020. Installation view at Selebe Yoon, Dakar.

Alioune Diouf (*1964) was born and lives in Dakar. Since childhood, he devoted himself to carpentry and woodwork, later his interest shifted to sculpture, drawing, painting. In the nineties, he was one of the artists that occupied and revitalised the area of the famous art colony in Dakar Village des Arts, which is in operation until this day. For several decades, he worked with Senegalese artist Issa Samb (Joe Ouakam), with whom he continuously creates an extensive environment in Samb’s yard. After a two-month residency at Selebe Yoon, the artist presents a monumental exhibition specific to the site, a series of drawings made with natural pigments and his series “Gouney Jagaal” which intertwines sewing and painting.

Alioune Diouf, Défilé de mode, 2020. 1200 x 164 cm

Alioune Diouf, Défilé de mode, 2020. 1200 x 164 cm

Alioune Diouf, Ubeku. Installation view at Selebe Yoon, Dakar.

Alioune Diouf, Ubeku. Installation view at Selebe Yoon, Dakar.

Alioune Diouf, Le Boulevard, 2020. Installation view at Selebe Yoon, Dakar.

Alioune Diouf, Carnets de Solitude, 2018-2020

Alioune Diouf, Ubeku. Installation view at Selebe Yoon, Dakar.

Alioune Diouf, Ubeku. Installation view at Selebe Yoon, Dakar.

Alioune Diouf, De génération en génération, 2020. 169 x 290 CM

Alioune Diouf, Les yeux de l’écran, 2018 – 2020. 152 x 131 CM

Alioune Diouf, Ubeku. Installation view at Selebe Yoon, Dakar.

Alioune Diouf, La construction de l’amour, 2018

Alioune Diouf, Ubeku. Installation view at Selebe Yoon, Dakar.

 


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