Photo exhibition

Le Royaume de Babok

© Olivier Rebufa
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Photo Exhibition: Le Royaume de Babok
from 31/03/2018 to 19/05/2018, 3:00 – 7:00 pm
Venue: Galerie Annie Gabrielli, 33 avenue de Nîmes, Montpellier 34000, France, Map It
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Olivier Rebufa, Mam Cheval, 2006.

It is the second Olivier Rebufa’s exhibition in the gallery, entitled In the Kingdom of Babok, quite recently presented to the FRAC-PACA in Marseille.

Born in Dakar, Olivier Rebufa returned repeatedly in Senegal and in Guinea-Bissau. Of its meeting with Manjak, ethnic group of Guinea-Bissau, was born Kawat-Kamul (Make an Offering to God in Manjak) who was the object of a conference in the gallery in 2015. This project imagined in 2005 will evolve during the years to give birth to the current work : in the Kingdom of Babok. It is by no means about a documentary restoration on one of the 7 Kingdoms of the Country Manjak but the quest of identity and a research for the sacred.

Plastic work using the photography, the computer graphics, video and ceramic, In the Kingdom of Babok plans us in a universe marked with spirituality, between reality and fiction.

Annie Gabrielli
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Galerie Annie Aabrielli 33 avenue François Delmas (av. de Nîmes). 34000 Montpellier

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