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Dermani Abdoul-Ganiou

Abdoul-Ganiou Dermani was born in Agou-Nyogbo, Togo and was trained at the College of Arts and Crafts in Kpalimé, Togo.He currently lives and works in Stuttgart, Germany. His artistic practice takes many forms, including Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media, Photography and Video. His work has been shown at CICA Museum in Gimpo, South Korea, 2017; ZKM Museum in Karlsruhe, Germany, 2017; AVI Festival in Jerusalem, Israel, 2016; Pera Museum in Istanbul, Turkey, 2016; Electrofringe Festival in Sydney, Australia, 2016; Galeria H2o in Barcelona, 2016; Facade Video Festival in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 2016; Sobering Galerie in Paris, 2015; Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany, 2015; Hazard Gallery in Johannesburg, South Africa, 2015; Los Angeles Center for Digital Art in Los Angeles, 2014, among others. He has earned numerous prestigious awards for his work, including the Best Video Art Prize at the 17th Zoom Film Festival 2014 in Jelenia Gora, Poland.