BIOGRAPHY

 

from

 

Basel Switzerland

 

lives in

 

Marseille France

 

and

 

Cotonou Benin

 

changed name after mariage

 

now her civil name is

 

Kokodoko

 

between

Basel,MarseilleandCotonou,

lived in

Mundelein,Vienna,Prague,Duesseldorf,London,Paris, DakarandLisbon


1992-97 Studies of Fine Arts at Kunstakademie Duesseldorf,DE Graduated under Christian Megert, "Meisterschüler"
1983-88 Master of Graphic Design at Schule für Gestaltung Basel,CH
 


AWARD/SCHOLARSHIP
>Atelier Basel-Land, la Cité des Arts Paris 1998-99 (Artist in residence scholarship from Basel-Land, Basel,CH)
>Kunstkredit Basel-Stadt Künstlerstipendium (artist's award from Basel,CH) 1995

 


SOLO and GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)

2019

AN EINEM STRAND GING DIE WELT VERLOREN, AN EINEM STRAND WURDE SIE 

ERLÖST

Neue Fotografie.com - publication as a guest artist

project by Hannes Norberg et Thyra Schmidt, Duesseldorf

2018

The Novelist

19, rue Chevalier Roze,(la Rentrée de l'Art Contemporain, off Art-O-Rama), Marseille, France

September 2018

[Vlugschrift/Flugblätter]

a project by Birgit Jensen

Clay Street Press, Cincinnati/USA (2019)

Schloss Plüschow, Upahl/Germany (2019)

Cross Lane ProjectsROSS, Kendal/UK (2019)

art & culture, Maebashi/Japan(2018)

Pictura Dordrecht, Dordrecht/Netherlands (2018)

Kunstraum Peenetranz, Loitz/Germany (2018)

2017

[Passant souviens-toi, dit Sœurette  Passerby remember, Sœurette says]

an initiative by Denise Lasagni and Gildas Kokodoko aka Koko Lewis and The Ganhi Element

event and group show, la Médiathèque des Diasporas, Cotonou, Benin February 2017

 

2016

[Klassentreffen] Schloss Reuschenberg, Neuss, Germany

[Supermarket Art Fair, Stockholm 2010 

[Universam Art Fair, Moscow 2009,

[Site Magazin 1999, 2001 et 2005
[Kunsthalle Duesseldorf, 'Besides, popularity is a rather lumpy concept, no?', Duesseldorf 2004
[Site Ausstellungsraum, Duesseldorf 2003

['Snowflake Office' curated by Clemens Krümmel, Greene Naftali gallery, New York N.Y. 2000 and at Galerie Ursula Wallbröl, Duesseldorf 1999
[Site Ausstellungsraum, Duesseldorf 1998
[Gallery Andrew Mummery, 'Stepping Up', London 1997
[Kunstraum Köln Deutz, Cologne 1997
[Kunsthalle Basel, 'Balloon Frame', Basel 1995
[The Whitechapel Open and East London Open Studios, London 1994
[Galerie Filiale, Basel 1993