Rafiy Okefolahan

Born in: 1979

Benin

Biography

Rafiy Okefolahanwas born on January 7, 1979 in Porto Novo. He lives and works in Benin.

Formed in 2007 at the National School of Arts in Dakar, it participated in 2009 for professional encounters in contemporary art, Ouidah, Benin, organized by the PSICD (Program to support cultural initiatives decentralized) and the EPA, the School of African heritage.

The creations of Rafiy are inspired of the cultural heritage of the different countries of Africa. It is steeped in a Beninese practice linked to the mobile phone which is to assimilate the figures in signs, then of the tracer on the walls of houses in order to remember the number of his relatives.

Very widespread in recent years, these symbols have had the effect of changing the urban landscape. It is thus that it retrieves on the walls of parisian numbers of small ads to cut to reinterpret them on his canvases.

Today his art is also exercised by photography and video. These techniques more expressive allow him to deepen his ?work painted. In perpetual progress, its techniques and its mastery assert themselves each day.

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Rafiy Okefolahan, Untitled, dessin n°5, Painting

Rafiy Okefolahan

Untitled, dessin n°5, 2014
70 x 50 x 5 cm
Painting

2 200 €

Rafiy Okefolahan, Le Soleil de Minuit, Painting

Rafiy Okefolahan

Le Soleil de Minuit, 2017
150 x 150 cm
Painting

6 000 €

Rafiy Okefolahan, Kmkz, Painting

Rafiy Okefolahan

Kmkz, 2016
120 x 118 cm
Painting

4 940 €

Rafiy Okefolahan, Sainte Famille, Painting

Rafiy Okefolahan

Sainte Famille, 2016
117 x 90 cm
Painting

4 290 €

Rafiy Okefolahan, Kmkz 2 Aido Wedo, Painting

Rafiy Okefolahan

Kmkz 2 Aido Wedo, 2016
100 x 100 cm
Painting

4 160 €

Rafiy Okefolahan, Kmkz Kpayo, Painting

Rafiy Okefolahan

Kmkz Kpayo, 2016
150 x 190 cm
Painting

9 100 €

Rafiy Okefolahan, Mendiants, Painting

Rafiy Okefolahan

Mendiants, 2014
150 x 120 cm
Painting

5 000 €

Rafiy Okefolahan, Passages 1514, Painting

Rafiy Okefolahan

Passages 1514, 2015
100 x 100 x 5 cm
Painting

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Rafiy Okefolahan, Passages 1511, Painting

Rafiy Okefolahan

Passages 1511, 2015
120 x 100 x 5 cm
Painting

3 800 €

Rafiy Okefolahan, Passages 1513, Painting

Rafiy Okefolahan

Passages 1513, 2015
150 x 150 x 5 cm
Painting

6 000 €

Rafiy Okefolahan, Sans Titre 1416, Painting

Rafiy Okefolahan

Sans Titre 1416, 2014
200 x 200 x 5 cm
Painting

8 000 €

Rafiy Okefolahan, Waiting The Weather, Painting

Rafiy Okefolahan

Waiting The Weather, 2011
126 x 120 cm
Painting

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Galerie Lazarew

Rafiy - Passages
From March, 12 To April, 9 2016
Paris - France

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