GÉRARD QUENUM was born in 1971 in Porto-Novo, Benin. Early on, Quenum made a name for himself on the Beninese scene and succeeded in going beyond the country’s borders. His work has spread throughout the African continent and has been exhibited in international institutions and galleries such as the Museu Afro-Brasil in São Paulo, the Fondation Zinsou, and October Gallery in London. Quenum is also part of important public and private collections such as the British Museum and the Pigozzi Collection.