Kokou Ekouagou (Togo)

Kokou Ekouagou
was born in Lomé,Togo.
He studied at the University of Lomé and was trained in Cultural Management by Goethe Institut.
His work is trans-medial encompassing painting, sculpture, photography, video, performance and installation. His visual practice weaves stories and visual histories, which comment on the idea of identity and multicultural principle. His research projects are propelled by a desire to reflect on the classifications and constructs of everyday reality.
Ekouagou has exhibited at Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles; ZKM Museum, Karlsruhe (Germany); Guangzhou Live (China); Marrakech Biennale (Morocco); Ben Uri Museum, London; Sobering Galerie, Paris among others.

Participant in
The Wake Up! Memorial – Corona! Shut Down?

title of video: VICTORY AGAINST COVID-19, 2020, 1:36
The victory against COVID-19 by the application of the barrier measures.
Barrier gestures with social distancing performed, here by visual artist Kokou Ekouagou, as a ritual of exorcism against the coronavirus pandemic.
With the implementation of barrier measures, coronavirus is dead.