Amadou TOUNKARA

Born and raised in Dakar, Senegal
Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

[Education]
1994-1995 School of Law, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar - Senegal
1995-1998 National School of Arts, Dakar - Senegal

[Professional Experience]
1996
- Typography during Biennale Dak'Art 96
1997
-Reproductions of large size (10x10 m) portraits and logotypes on the occasion of "youth week"
- Workshop of welding and boiler works
- Seminar/Workshop on the monumental concrete sculpture at the community art center
1998
- Training course in Museology
1999
- Creation of the association Art'Express
- Painting and mural fresco initiation class with students of Talibou Dabo Center (physical handicapped children)
- Founding member of the association FAMA BATIK (dyeing and textile decoration)
2000
- Trainer in batik and plangi for thirty underprivileged women in the area of Ziguinchor (Senegal)
- Cultural exchange with the institute Sainte Marie of Brussels (serigraphy/dyeing)
2002
- Serigraphy and dyeing training for underprivileged women at Kebemer and Ndande
- Textile decoration training for the young people in underprivileged districts of Dakar
2003
- Suidobata Fine Arts Academy, summer session (Japanese Painting)
2004
- Matisse Academy multi media course (graphic design)
2006
- Bunka Fashion College - Open College (digital textile printing)

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