Barthélémy Toguo was born in 1967 in Cameroon. He lives and works between Bandjoun and Paris. Ecole Nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Abidjan, Ivory Cost. Ecole Supérieure d'Arts, Grenoble, France. Art Academy, Düsseldorf, Germany. Multidisciplinary artist, his works is exhibited worldwide. In 2008, he founded Bandjoun Station, an artist residence focusing on artistic exchanges located in the highlands of Western Cameroon.
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