Gàncah bu naat (The Flourishing of Flora) It was a Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) residency at Dakar’s Village des Arts in 2019 that gave birth to the series Gàncah bu naat* (pronounced Ganthiak boo naat, and translatable as The Flourishing of Flora). Having as its starting point photographic research on the last trees that “resist” in the cities of Senegal, this series freely interprets the diversity of the relationships between city-dwellers and trees. Made up of diptychs and triptychs, the color series lets the artist’s photographs taken during her residency poetically resound alongside the photos of...
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