Souleymane Ouologuem

Born on November 24, 1975 in Koutiala, Souleymane Ouologuem is a well-known artist who is passionate about contemporary paintings. Having graduated with a degree in Visual Arts from the National Institute of Arts in Bamako in June 2001, Ouologuem started to pursue a career in the Multi media Department of the Conservatory of Arts in Bamako in 2005.

His works are rooted in cosmogony, using the basis of his Dogon origins with all their rituals, traditions and cultures. When he paints the Dogon world, he does so reverentially, which is a way of proclaiming its presence and the veneration that its inhabitants have for it. He uses a mixture of medium such as paintings and collages with colors created from his own mixture of pigments, dyes and glues...