In doing this, Dakouo is attempting to “create a harmonious universe, through which the ‘gris-gris’ represent people who are supposed to protect each other,” according to an artist statement.
The Best Booths at 1-54, From an Indigo Bed to a Wall of Crosses
Maximilíano Durón, ARTnews, Octobre 14, 2022
For its tenth edition in London, the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair had more than 50 galleries present some of the most compelling and cutting-edge art made by artists from Africa and its diaspora. There’s a lot on offer in this tightly curated affair, from a bevy of figurative paintings to textile-based abstractions that are pushing the limits of sculpture.