El Hadji Mansour Ciss Kanakassy aka Mansour Ciss
Style: Laboratory Déberlinisation,
Fun Fact: In collaboration with Canadian artist Baruch Gottlieb , he created in 2001 the laboratory Déberlinisation, a concept at the root of the African work, an imaginary currency designed as a symbol of Pan-Africanism
Quote:Déberlinisation the laboratory, established in 2001, is as its name suggests a melting pot of thoughts about the past and present history of Africa, and should lead to endogenous development prospects of Africa.
All the arts of Africa and all thoughts carriers and character of our restitution collective memory and identity have their place. The first element is broken in the installation at Dak’Art 2008.
It is for us a hand, once restored, to guard jealously safeguarding the African cultural identity, and secondly, to master modern science and technology, in order to decide on technology choice offered by modernity and would be tailored to different socio-economic contexts current of Africa.
3.Hommage au Panafricanisme