• POKU MENSAH expand_more expand_less

    Born in Accra (Ghana) in 1992

    Lives and works in Paris (France)


  • EDUCATION expand_more expand_less

    ⎿2017 - 2018⏋

    Post Graduate Residency, Van Eyck ACADEMIE, Maastricht

    ⎿Dec. 2017 ⏋

    Masters Degree Achieved, École Nationale Supérieure Beaux-Arts, Department: Multimedia, Under the tutelage of Guillaume, Paris

    ⎿Sept. 2015 - Feb 2016 ⏋

    Study abroad, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam
     Major: Fine Arts,  Minor : Critical Studies, Under the tutelage of Catherine Somzé et Desirée de Baar

    ⎿Sept. 2012 - June 2015 ⏋

    Bachelors Degree Achieved, École Nationael Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris.
    Department: Sculpture and Multimedia, Under the tutelage of Anne Rochette, Jean Luc Vilmouth and Otobong Nkanga

    ⎿Aug. 2010 - Feb 2011⏋

    Architecture Foundation Year 6 months studies –Northeastern University Boston (USA)
    Under the tutelage of Megan Forney Panzano, Software: CS4 Google Sketch Up, Auto CAD, CS Photoshop -Illustrator 


  • EXHIBITIONS / EVENTS expand_more expand_less

    ⎿2018⏋

    Marguerite Van Eyck Studio 108, Maastricht, Netherlands

    HORS-CADRE, HORS-CADRE gallery, Bastille Design Center, Paris

    ⎿2017⏋

    1stLagos Biennial for Contemporary Art, Living on the Edge, supported by Akete Art Foundation

    INDELIBL & ART THE HAGUET, African art in transition,  The Hague

    Public Talk between: Simon Njami and Poku, Cafe Society Centre Pompidou, Paris

    AFRIQUES CAPITALES, La grande halle de la Villette, Paris

    ⎿2016⏋

    Salon d’Automne 2016, EditionOrganized by UN NOUVEL DEPART POUR L’AFRIQUE UNDPA

    Biennale of Dakar, International Exposition for Contemporary African Art, Dakar

    Art Rotterdam 2016, Intern for the contemporary art fair for Young artists

    Unstated (or, Living Without Approval) ,New World Summit on the subject of Stateless Democracy w/t Jonas Staal, BAK ART GALERIE, Utrecht, Netherlands 

    ⎿2015⏋

    Performance, 56th International Art Exhibition French Pavilion, Venice, Italy

    Performance, Acquaalta, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

    Culinary Paradise, Gallery Purgatoire, Paris, France

    Workshop, Trip with Ann Veronica Janssens, Marseille, France




  • PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS expand_more expand_less

    ⎿2018⏋

    Newspaper: Queen Maxima of the Netherlands visit to Van Eyck Academie. https://www.limburger.nl/zoeken?keyword=ghanese

    HORS-CADRE gallery, presentation by Pascale Obolo

    ⎿2017⏋

    TEXT: By Elsa GuilyIn, Conversation with Poku Cheremeh, Earthworms and Caramels, Contemporary And

    CATALOGUE: presented by Jean-Hubert Martin, ELSE #13

    LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE on PHOTOGRAPHY, Journalist Olivier Caslin, Jeune Afrique, 19 février 2017

    FRANCE TvINFO: Culture BOX, Journalist Thierry Hay

    MAGAZINE Le Monde, Journalist Roxana Azimi, M, 1er avril 2017

    ⎿2016⏋

    LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE on PHOTOGRAPHY, Journalist Maxime Delcourt, Fisheye, November 2016

    EXHIBITION CATALOGUE, Capital Africas

    REENCHANTMENTS: The city in the Bleu Daylight, Dak'art 12

  • NOMINATION expand_more expand_less

    ⎿2017⏋

    La Convocation nominee

    VONTONBEL ART PRIZE (Nomination by Aida Muluneh)

    ⎿2016⏋

    Prix Dauphine nominee

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