Senegalese artist Babacar Traore creates re-worked snapshots to tell the story of the ‘Buukikat’, an architect of our refuse. This creative figure constructs waste, rescuing it from certain death.
The “Buujukat” rummages through our inner lives through the traces of what is left. It is a person of a creative intelligence who reconstructs a discarded material destined for death…
In giving life, rather, survival, the “Buujukat” reintroduces our trash to the mouth of our good conscious and terrifies our society of consumption that throws away everything.
Trash is gold for our “Buujukat”, our jeweller with his anvil between his hands, who transforms our waste and proposes something new…
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