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Ankude Kossi Laka

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Works in the temporary exhibition

Valse de l'impermanent Osmose Les Methamorphoses du vent I Light Dust and Life Genesis

Works of Art

La Consultation de l'OracleLe FunambuleLieu d'InconnaissanceLieu InsoliteMémoires AncestralesOcéan de DélicesSouffles Immemoriaux


Ankude Kossi Laka


Laka, with real name Ankude Kossi K. Leopold, was born on the 2nd of August in 1970 in Lomé (Togo). He has a DEUG degree in Economics of the University of Libreville (Gabon), there he started his artistic career in 1993. He finally returned to Togo in 1998 with his first exibition at Goethe Institute in Lomé in the following year.

His work, mainly paintings and assemblages, deals with humans in all dimensions. From their daily worries and occupations to their transcendent aspirations, the source of his inspiration.

Some significant dates of his career (excerpts)

Expositions individuelles (extraits)

2005 : ´´Sources Profondes´´, galerie le Trait d´ Union, Lomé (TOGO)

2004 : ´´ Sublimation´´, Hôtel Mercure Sara kawa, Lomé(TOGO)

2003 : ´´ Les choses oubliées vous parlent´´, Restaurant WAATI, Lomé(TOGO)

1999 :  ´´Reflets Intérieurs…´´ Goethe Institut Lomé(TOGO)

1996 : Centre Culturel Français Saint Exupery, Libreville(GABON)….

Expositions collectives(extraits)

2002 : ´´Œuvres noires, œuvres blanches´´, galerie La Tour d Argent, Lisle sur la Sorge(France)

2001 : Résidence de création, Atelier Nomade Alougbine Dine, Cotonou(BENIN)

2000 : Restaurant African Grill, Paris(France)

1999 : Musée Municipal d Art Contemporain de Cocody, Abidjan( RCI)

1996 : Salon d Octobre Centre Culturel Français de Libreville(GABON)…


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