Artist Talk - Jean Michel Dissake

  • Dates: February 14, 2019
  • Venue: Gregg Museum of Art & Design
  • Location: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Address: 1903 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Phone: 919.515.5335
  • Times: 6-8pm
  • Admission: free


After working with NC State Arts Village students in a 3-week living and learning residency, Cameroonian multi-media artist Jean Michel Dissake presents works that incorporate recycled and found objects. In his own work, Dissake uses materials like vines, wood, termite dust, fabric, wire aluminum, computer parts and other objects to create large scale mixed media sculptures and tapestries. Babenga—Jean Michel Dissake: Sacred Forest of Cameroon will be on display June 18, 2020-January 3, 2021 at the Gregg Museum.