Partners 2022
Partners 2022

Also Known As Africa

AKAA – Also Known As Africa – is a contemporary art fair with international focus on the artistic scenes of Africa and its diasporas. It is an event that brings together collectors, amateurs, art professionals and art lovers, who come to discover or rediscover the work of artists who claim a link to the African continent through their work.

Over the past five editions the public has responded in a very positive way. Sales are excellent and enthusiasm for the fair is widely felt. This success is due to the quality of the artists and of a fair that has forged its identity on a warm and unformatted atmosphere.


Institut Français of Ivory Coast

The Institut français of Ivory Coast develops an artistic and cultural program around contemporary Ivorian, French and Francophone creation. Literary meetings, debates and symposiums are regularly offered to the public as well as shows bringing together local and international artists.

The Institut français of Ivory Coast is a place of exchanges and meetings which is a major actor of the country’s cultural development. Its rich program represents a gateway to understanding and artistic initiation.


Original Foundation

Original Foundation, created since 2017, is the first digital foundation for the promotion of arts and culture with a focus on Africa. Its objective is to popularize and promote knowledge and projects. Its actions contribute to the education of young people and to support cultural industries through digital technology.

More than a foundation, the platform has become over the years a full-fledged media offering a multitude of contents and bringing together more than 2,000 subscribers.



The MuCAT or Museum of Contemporary Cultures Adama Toungara, has the name of its founder the former Minister of Oil and Energy and former mayor of the town of Abobo (2001 to 2018). It’s the first museum entirely dedicated to contemporary art in Ivory Coast. This place of culture aspires to promote contemporary Ivorian, African and international art.

The wish of its founder is to promote access to culture with the aim of initiating the underprivileged populations to Fine Arts. He has therefore chosen to install it in Abobo, a popular district of Abidjan. His ambition is to allow social cohesion in a neighborhood that has long been very agitated and known for its many street children.


BAAB Magazine

We are always looking for a good information. A nice restaurant, a place to party, an exhibition to see, a program for the weekend. So every month, BAAB Magazine is there to guide you and give you the best of Abidjan!
BAAB magazine is the trailer of the Ivorian capital, the ABC of Abidjan (hence its name)! A free monthly magazine that aims to reference the places and events of Babi, from the most classic to the most unexpected. A reference in terms of good plans, culture, outings, activities, news and escapades to inspire and accompany the Abidjanese on a daily basis! Babi is sweet and BAAB proves it!
To read BAAB is to awaken your senses to experience the real thing…


The Cité internationale des arts

The Cité internationale des arts is an artists’ residency in the heart of Paris that brings together creators and allows them to implement a production or a research project in all disciplines. Residents benefit from customized support from the Cité internationale des arts team.

In the Marais or in Montmartre, the residency also provides an opportunity to meet and dialogue with more than 300 artists and actors from the art world of all generations, all nationalities and all disciplines.