Njogu Touray is a self-taught visual artist born in Gambia in 1960. He founded the Tahalart Gallery in 2005.
He began his career by experimenting with several types of recycled materials and then gradually moved towards painting. A strong defender of the environment, he creates his own colors using natural resins, bark and plants.
His work has been shown in numerous group and solo exhibitions across the world, including in Gambia, Senegal, and the United States. In 2006, he was asked to create a piece for the African Union summit
Mixed media on canvas,
120 x 120 cm,
©Cadre en seine
As you know, the Coronavirus is spreading worldwide. After Asia, Europe and the American continent, the African continent sees the Covid19 epidemic coming with great concern, given the limited health infrastructures available in some countries.
All the AAD teams wish to give their warm support to the artists, professionals, partners and volunteers involved in our projects throughout Africa.
We have preventively taken the decision to temporarily suspend all our activities in the field in order to participate in the security of all and to try stop the spread of the virus on the continent.
As we know today, the speed of implementation of measures to protect people on a collective scale is critical in the future fight against the impact of this virus.
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