Monday 12 May 2014

Amoda wins grand prize of Dak’Art 2013 Biennale

 Nigerian Sculptor, Olu Amoda has been announced by the organizers of Dak’art 2014 Biennale in Dakar, Senegal as the winner of the top prize.
Dak'Art 2014 Grand Prize, Sunflower by Olu Amoda
Amoda however shares the Leopold Sedar Senghor top prize with Algerian artist, Driss Ouadahi. 

According to the organizers, Amoda won the top prize with his metal work, the Sunflower Series    Other award of the biennale given few days ago included the prize of the Minister of Culture won by Justine Gaga, a Cameroonian; award from the city of Dakar went to a Tunisian, Faten Rouissi;  Zambian, Milumbe Haimbe  won the award for Blancher Foundation; center of the African sun went to Tunisian, Nuda Robben .

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