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June 2nd - July 16th, 2016

Un autre monde dans notre monde – Collectif

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Frédéric Bruly-Bouabré

Born 1932 in Zéprégüé, Ivory Coast – Died January 28, 2014, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

The “African Champollion” always maintained that he was not the inventor of what he named the “Ivorian alphabet,” but its discoverer. To underline the alphabet’s universality and relevance, Frédéric Bruly-Bouabré gave it a practical application by using it first to transcribe traditional texts of the Bété people, then tales, poems, encyclopedia entries and French political speeches, which he transcribed in his manuscripts. Every day, Bruly wrote his thoughts on a chalkboard, which provided his numerous visitors with an initiation into this “specifically” African writing style.

Frédéric Bruly-Bouabré received one of France’s highest honors in 2002, when he became a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.

© Frédéric Bruly Bouabré

Available works

Ganombou : un serpent vert venimeux ...

Ballpoint pen and colored pencil on cardboard
12 x 18 cm
Unique, dated and signed on back

ref : BrBo0003

Sôdödëhi : la plus petite espèce des escargots, 2000

Ballpoint pen and colored pencil on cardboard
10 x 15 cm
Unique, dated and signed on back

ref : BrBo0053

Je suis une chenille poilue qui ne doit rien aux fourmis-magnats que mes poils tuent, 2000

Ballpoint pen and colored pencil on cardboard
10 x 15 cm
Unique, dated and signed on back

ref : BrBo0063

Kl'ei-boda : une nasse en "piège" servant à pêcher les poissons, 2000

Ballpoint pen and colored pencil on cardboard
10 x 15 cm
Unique, dated and signed on back

ref : BrBo0065

Gôgôgbo : gbiali ou guiounou : noms propres signifiant "nous vivons des querelles : les accepteras-tu ?", 2000

Ballpoint pen and colored pencil on cardboard
10 x 15 cm
Unique, dated and signed on back

ref : BrBo0066

Tokoï : tchétché : netchénetché : trop sucré en symbole de vin de palme, 2000 Signé et

Ballpoint pen and colored pencil on cardboard
10 x 15 cm
Unique, dated and signed on back

ref : BrBo0067

Un armonica l'instrument de musique comparable au sokobheu du pays Bété, 2003

Ballpoint pen and colored pencil on cardboard
12 x 18 cm
Unique, dated and signed on back

ref : BrBo0074

Papolou : jeu en pays Bété qui consiste à utiliser une petite natte comme fronde lançant "pierre", 2003

Ballpoint pen and colored pencil on cardboard
12 x 18 cm
Unique, dated and signed on back

ref : BrBo0075

Goprou ou bien "zoudo-goprou" : le terrible policier qui active le "conflit" entre les vivants et les "morts", 2003

Ballpoint pen and colored pencil on cardboard
12 x 18 cm
Unique, dated and signed on back

ref : BrBo0076

Un tronçon de balai mis en "aiguille" avec un fil de palme a inspiré à l'homme l'invention de l'aiguille, 2003

Ballpoint pen and colored pencil on cardboard
12 x 18 cm
Unique, dated and signed on back

ref : BrBo0081

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