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Who am I?

I am Daffa Konate, from Malian and Senegalese origins, I was born and raised in Paris. I am currently living in Istanbul where my husband and I decided to settle down following a professional opportunity from the latter.

 

I immediately decided to take the best of this new "expatriate" status.

Working with Africa was obvious, but I wanted to get the continent out of its clichés and stereotypes.

It is a visit to the village of arts in Dakar in December 2015 which proved to be decisive. The village of arts is a venue gathering artists where all visual arts disciplines are represented. From this place emerges a feeling of serenity and tranquility, a place conducive to creativity!

After some exchanges with artists, Eureka! I had the will to share with the greatest number of people the work of these talented people, to show a culturally rich, modern, innovative and incredibly creative Africa!

 

Today, I take pleasure in showing contemporary creations from Africa, I am delighted by the interest, the exchanges and the enthusiasm that these discoveries arouse through the cultural and artistic events I organize.

 

You want to give a new pulse to your structure, to attract more people and to amaze them? Contact me and discover our artistic and innovative solutions dedicated to contemporary African art to energize your spaces.

Crédits photo: Noémie Deveaux Photography