Christophe Sawadogo

SawadogoHe was born on 07th May 1972 in Tikaré (Burkina Faso). Today he lives and works in Ouagadougou.



  • 1994 - 1997    Education in arts and communication sciences at the University in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) Training as a journalist for fine arts and culture with dailypaper SIDWAYA, Ouagadougou
  • 1997    Master of Arts and Communication, University of Ouagadougou
  • 1999    Additional studies in art-criticism the Cheick Anta Diop University,
       Dakar (Senegal) with Prof. Iba N'Diaye

Exhibitions in Burkina Faso
  • 1998    Individual exhibition at Foundation Olorun, Ouagadougou
  • 1999    Individual exhibition ZAKA Gallery, Ouagadougou
  • 2000    Co-Exhibition with the photographer Eric Congo at the Foundation Olorun, Ouagadougou
Exhibitions abroad
  • 1998    Participation in exhibitions in Grenoble (France) and
    "Alte Papierfabrik" in Ebertsheim (Germany)
  • 1999    Espace ALIZES Gallery (Belgium)
    Centre Culturel de GLABAIS, Genappe (Belgium)
  • 2001    "Espace Noriac", Limoges (France)
  • 2002    2002 KuBa Kunsthalle, Wolfenbüttel (Germany)
  • 2003    Orangerie, Grugapark Essen (Germany)
    Viterra Energy Services GmbH & Co.KG, Münster (Germany)

Co-operation with the Foundation Afrique en Creations, Paris (France), Co-author of the catalogue "Artistes plasticiens du Burkina Faso".