Cameroon Calling

January 2011

Toguo, the good samaritan

The same ingredients in different proportions, 2006/7 by Barthélémy Toguo. Courtesy Galerie Lelong, Paris

The internationally successful visual artist, Barthélémy Toguo, decided to direct his attention and resources to building an active artistic framework in his native Cameroon. Bandjoun Station is a multifaceted project that brings contemporary art into the region by way of exhibitions and residencies, while also serving as a meeting place for artists, writers, sociologists and filmmakers, allowing the locals to freely interact and partake in the exchange process.

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