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Sumegne [Sumégné], Joseph-Francis locked

(b Bamendjan, 1951).
  • Lauren Taylor

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Cameroonian sculptor and printmaker. Although largely self-taught, Sumegne studied painting with Martin Abosolo. He became best known for his sculptural works: figural constructions synthesized through the creative recycling of found objects and materials. His works engage with themes of urban life, public space, post-colonial identity, and the geopolitics of Cameroon and Africa....

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