nato/a a Agou-Nyogbo, Togo
residenza di lavoro/studio: Stuttgart, GERMANY
iscritto/a dal 25 mar 2019
video still of the first work in the contest
”Ega” is about the power of money on humans. Money plays a central role in our daily lives, it has the power to change human life. People work hard to earn money and want more and more money. By money, we can do whatever we want, also, whenever and wherever. Money can build and destroy. Abdoul-Ganiou Dermani was born in Agou-Nyogbo, Togo. He studied Painting and Batik Art at the College of Arts and Crafts in Kpalimé,Togo. He currently lives and works in Stuttgart, Germany. His artistic practice encompasses painting, drawing, mixed media, photography and video. His exhibitions include the 1 st International Video Art Forum in Dammam, Saudi Arabia (2018); 31 st Festival Instants Vidéo at Friche la Belle de Mai in Marseille, France (2018); 6 th International Biennial of Performance in Bogotá, Colombia (2018-2019); 18 th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh in Dhaka (2018); Electron Salon at Los Angeles Center for Digital Art in Los Angeles (2018); „Portrait“ at CICA Museum in Gimpo, South Korea (2018); 13 th Athens Digital Arts Festival in Athens, Greece (2017); NSK State Pavilion at the 57 th Venice Biennale in Italy (2017); 7 th FIVAC Festival in Cuba (2017); Time is Love.10 at ZKM Museum in Karlsruhe, Germany (2017); Pera Museum in Istanbul, Turkey (2016); Facade Video Festival in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (2016); „Aktionsraum“ at Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany (2015); „Protest“ at Hazard Gallery in Johannesburg, South Africa (2015), among others. He won the Best Video Art Prize at the 17 th Zoom Film Festival 2014 in Jelenia Gora, Poland.