Bologna in Lettere 10th – Abdoul-Ganiou Dermani – Fragility of Nature

Bologna in Lettere 10th

International Multidisciplinary Festival


Arte-fatti Contemporanei

(a cura di Maria Korporal)



 Abdoul-Ganiou Dermani

Fragility of Nature




Abdoul-Ganiou Dermani was born in Togo and currently lives in Stuttgart (Germany).
Graduated from the College of Arts and Crafts in Kpalimé (Togo), his artistic practice encompasses
painting, drawing, mixed media, photography and video. His work deals with African identities, as
well as social and global issues.
His exhibitions include the LA Art Show 2022 – DIVERSEartLA at LA Convention Center in Los
Angeles, USA (2022); 7 th International Biennial of Painting in Chisinau, Moldova (2021); 17 th
Athens Digital Arts Festival in Athens, Greece (2021); VIII th Intercontinental Biennial of Small
Graphics in Aiud, Romania (2021); IV Bienal del Sur in Caracas, Venezuela (2021); OSTRALE
Biennale O21 in Dresden, Germany (2021); 7 th International Biennial of Performance in Bogota,
Colombia (2020-2021); 26 th FIAV- International Video Art Festival in Casablanca, Morocco
(2020); LagosPhoto Festival in Lagos, Nigeria (2020); London Art Biennale in London, UK (2020);
22 nd Postcards from the Edge at Bortolami Gallery in New York City, USA (2020); WNDX
Festival of Moving Image in Winnipeg, Canada (2019); 13 th Havana Biennial/ FIVAC Festival in
Camagüey, Cuba (2019); 1 st International Video Art Forum in Dammam, Saudi Arabia (2018); 31
st Festival Instants Vidéo in Marseille, France (2018); 18 th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh in
Dhaka (2018); NSK State Pavilion at the 57 th Venice Biennale in Italy (2017); “Portrait” at CICA
Museum in Gimpo, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea (2017); Time is Love.10 at ZKM Museum in
Karlsruhe, Germany (2017); Ephesus Video Art Program at Pera Museum in Istanbul, Turkey
(2016); “Protest” at Hazard Gallery in Johannesburg, South Africa (2015), among others.
He has earned numerous prestigious awards for his work, including the Honor Award at the 7 th
Geoje International Art Festival 2021 in Geoje, South Korea; Guinness World Records Title 2021 in
London, UK; Leonardo Da Vinci International Prize 2020 in Florence, Italy; Artfacts Performance
Award 2019 and 2020 in Berlin, Germany; Finalist at the Global Art Awards 2018 in Dubai, UAE;
Best Video Art Prize at the 17 th International Film Festival „Zoom-Zblizenia“ 2014 in Jelenia
Gora, Poland.



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