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Dominique Zinkpé

“Terceira Metade”: Conjugating (Subverting?) the Glocal from Benin: Hazoumé, Zinkpé, Quenum

Extrapolating their critique to the demands placed upon Africa by the art market and the culture industry, these artists – Romuald Hazoumé, Dominique Zinkpé e Gérard Quenum – show themselves immune to, if not ignorant of, the self-absorption prevalent in contemporary art. They do not cease to question the processes according to which of African artists in general, and of those from Benin in specific, at once infiltrate and are assimilated by the systems of art and culture.

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