You can immediately recognize Dieyes work with his peculiar metaphorical language in collage drawings and paintings. Dieye observe his surrounding and are interested in the chaos that he is exposed to. In Ibrahima Dieyes work you find mysterious signs and animal hybrids, almost like they come from an urban everyday life fable. One could interpret his pictures of the humanize animallike creatures as symbols of the loss of the garden of Eden and the alination of the wild nature.
Ibrahima Dieye is born 22 of November, 1988 in the suburb of Dakar. Dieye belongs to the young generation of painters educated at the National School of Arts of Dakar, Senegal. In 2014 he exhibited at DakArt Off program and in Saint-Louis. 2016 he started a larger production of works that he showed at I’Atelier Céramique Almadie and as well at the National Gallery in Dakar. 2017 Dieye exhibited at Gallery Atiss Aissa Dione, Gallery Polysé Maraeille, Galleri Arte, Gallery Valérie Delauray in Paris and as well at the Artfair AKKA in Paris.