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Arts plastiques

LucFosther Diop

Plasticien/ne
Cameroun

Français

LucFosther Diop est un plasticien né en 1980 à Douala, Cameroun.
Il est licencié en arts plastiques de l’Université de Yaoundé, études qu’il a poursuivies à la Rijksakademie d’Amsterdam en 2009-2010.

En 2006, il participe au projet Exitour, tournée artistique de six plasticiens camerounais et une plasticienne suisse, du Cameroun jusqu’au Sénégal, pour participer à la Biennale Dak’Art 2006.

Expositions :
– 2006 : Festival International de Vidéo Expérimentale à Marseille, France ;
– 2007 : Festival Ok Video Militia à Jakarta, Indonésie
– 2008 : World One minutes exhibition au Today Art Museum, Chine ;
– 2009 : Deuxième Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Thessalonik, Grèce ;
– 2010 : Festival International du Film de Rotterdam, Pays-Bas ;
– 2010 : Seizième Symposium International en Art électronique à Dortmund, Essen et Duisburg, Allemagne ;
– juill 2011 : Exposition « Face Contact : Portrait and Communication » au Teatro Fernán Gómez, Centro de Arte/Fundación dans le cadre de PhotoEspana 2011 à Madrid, Espagne

English

LucFosther Diop was born in 1980(Douala-Cameroon). He studied Fine Arts at the Yaounde 1 University, from where he graduated in 2003.

Two Artist Residencies in Douala followed: October 2003 at ArtBakery and April-May-June 2007 at MTN Foundation. In 2006 he was part of the project-travel EXITOUR where a group of artists traveled trough seven West African countries. The project ended with an intervention at the Dakar Biennale.

Selected exhibitions in Cameroon and abroad:

– Images Contre Nature, Festival International de vidéo Expérimentale, Marseille, France 2006-2008.

-Ok Video International Festival, National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia 2007.

-World One Minute Video Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China 2008.

-Identity: An Imagined State, CCA, Lagos, Nigeria 2009.

-Traits Complices, Galerie Beatrice Binoche, Saint Denis-La Reunion, France 2009.

– World Flirt, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten Open, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2009.

– First FIAC,National Museum of Contemporary and Modern Art, Alger, Algeria 2009.

– Ceci produit Cela, Contemporary art Centre Doual’art, Douala, Cameroon 2010.

– Contemporary African video art, International Rotterdam Film Festival, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2010.

– Africa 2.0, Influx Contemporary Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal 2010.

– 16thInternational Symposium on Electronic Art, Dortmund, Essen and Duisburg, Germany 2010.

-Open Studio, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten Open, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2010.

-3thInternational Black World and Culture Festival, Dakar, Senegal 2010.

One of his video »Attitudes » was recently shown at the PHotoEspana11

curated by Gerardo Mosquera

. And his first video »Around and Around » has been shown in the program »Forms and topographies : African Cityscape in flux » curated by Dominique Fontaine at the 2nd Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art in Greece-2009. LucFosther Diop has also participated in the workshop The Media City by the NIMk (Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst) which was followed by Live Urban Projections on the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam-2010.

Since January 2009, he has been living in Amsterdam, Netherlands where he was Artist in Residence at the ‘Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten’ for two years. He lives and works between Douala-Cameroon and Rotterdam-The Netherlands. In his work he uses very different media such as drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, performance, photography and video.



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