The crowd took the team by surprise. The evening was initially reserved for artists, relatives of the big boss and the cultural elite of the capital. But, Dakar word-of-mouth being what it is, Dozens and dozens of people suddenly crowd in front of the great gate of Black Rock. The revelers wait in the small dead end that leads to the artists’ residence created by Kehinde Wiley like in front of the doors of a nightclub. The majority of them came directly from the Douta-Seck cultural center, where its held the opening of Black Rock’s very first exhibition on May 20.
Senegal: the cultural Dakar of Aïsha Dème
Undoubtedly elated by the success of this evening, which welcomed nearly 1,500 visitors, Kehinde Wiley invites a few VIPs to continue the party at his home, unaware of the number of people that this invitation will once again attract. Exceeded by the crowd,