. 7 Questions for Senegalese Artist Soly Cissé on How the Rise of the West African Art Scene Is Reshaping Local Communities « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ART NET NEWS – Hailing from Dakar, Senegal, contemporary artist Soly Cissé maintains a practice unrestricted by disciplinary boundaries. Working across painting, sculpture, drawing, and assemblage, the context and themes of his work are deeply rooted in his life growing up in Dakar as well as the socio-political history and present of Senegal. His earliest works, made as a child, used radiographic images brought home by his father, and the compositional and thematic elements of the radiographs—comprised of light and shadow—remain relevant in his practice today.

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