Boureima Ouedraogo

Boureima Ouedraogo (*1982) already had a sculptural streak at school. First, he was introduced to the traditional Bogolan and indigo dyeing by a Malian craftsman. With him, he familiarized himself with the signs, the language of the Dogon and the various patterns printed on textiles.

He soon wanted to move away from everyday objects and works of art and perfected his skills in bronze art. He attended several workshops in Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso and prepared his first group and solo exhibitions.

In 2006, he won the 1st Prize for Creativity of the UEMOA at the SIAO (Salon International de l'Art et de l'Artisanat de Ouagadougou). In 2007, his works were selected by the Hassan 2 Gallery in Morocco and a
A year later, he received 3rd prize at the National Culture Week (SNC). In 2011, he took part in a creative residency in Germany with three other bronze sculptors and in 2013 in a creative residency promoted by the Bureau burkinabé du droit d'auteur (BBDA).

Works in Frankfurt/Main (selection)