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Zémidjan: Solo show Yao Metsoko

Paris From 6 November to 30 November 2017

Galerie Carole Kvasnevski

Galerie Carole Kvasnevski

Paris - France

Presentation
Yao Metsoko Franco-Togolese artist will present a series of works specially made for the gallery. Zemidjan means "take me quickly" or "take me suddenly" in fon, the language of southern Benin.

The zem is a motorcycle taxi that originated in Benin before the 90s and after the 90s following strikes from 1992 to 1993 allowed them to develop and win in Togo against conventional taxis 4 wheels. Cheap and practical day and night, on the road or on trails, where no one can go, the "Zem" symbolizes this freedom that nothing is impossible in the face of adversity braving the dangers but revealing itself in the facts also as an important cause of accidents and mortality.

Yao Metsoko transports the everyday life of the Togolese people on an zenith, an ubiquitous tale where sensuality, absurdity and humor intermingle; but which also describes the difficult conditions of a life in ordinary reality far from exoticism and adventure ...
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Address

    Details

  • 39 rue dautancourt
    75017 , Paris
    France
    +33 (0)650589496

    Schedules

    Tuesday

    closed - 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Wednesday

    closed - 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Thursday

    closed - 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Friday

    closed - 1:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    Saturday

    closed - 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Sunday

    closed - 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Monday

    closed

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Yao Metsoko, Zémidjan 1, Painting

Yao Metsoko

Zémidjan 1, 2017
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$2,402

Yao Metsoko, Zémidjan 2, Painting

Yao Metsoko

Zémidjan 2, 2017
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$2,402

Yao Metsoko, Zémidjan 3, Painting

Yao Metsoko

Zémidjan 3, 2017
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$2,402

Yao Metsoko, Zémidjan 5, Painting

Yao Metsoko

Zémidjan 5, 2017
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$2,402

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