Raphaël Grisey &
Bouba Touré

Raphaël Grisey, (FR, 1979) lives and works in Berlin and Trondheim. Grisey uses video, editorial and photographic works to gather or produce narratives about the politics of memory, migration and architecture.
His work has been shown in various art centres including HKW, Berlin (2020), Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh (2020), Aperto, Montpellier (2020), Contour Biennale, Mechelen (2019), Jeu de Paume (2019),  Savvy Contemporary, Berlin (2019), Den Frie, Copenhagen (2019), Kunsthall Trondheim (2019), Museum of Contemporary Art, Yinchuan (2018), Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen (2017), MCA Chicago (2014). 

Bouba Touré (ML, 1948) lives and works in Paris, France and Somankidi Coura, Mali. Touré was a migrant worker when he arrived in France in 1965. He began working as a projectionist in 1969, and later became a photographer. Since the 1970s, he has been documenting the lives and struggles of migrant workers’ movements, as well as the foundation of the agricultural cooperative Somankidi Coura in Mali.
He has collaborated with the artist Raphaël Grisey on the projects Cooperative (2008) and Sowing Somankidi Coura (2015). In 2015, he published the book Notre Case est à Saint Denis (Our house is in Saint Denis). Touré has exhibited works and given talks in France, the UK and Germany.

Published on

18 February 2021