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Gregory Olympio

Born in 1986

Overview

Olympio’s multivalent approach to art making is influenced by his mixed cultural upbringing. His experience of bridging Beninese, Togolese and French cultures (and territories) has brought about in him an interest in those more or less tangible spaces that connect or separate us - the overlaps or intersections that exist between people, beyond the usual social-cultural identifiers (race, gender, religion) that continue to bind us. On the formal aspects of his paintings, Olympio says, “I choos...Read more