Omar Victor Diop

Omar Victor Diop was born in Dakar in 1980. His body of work includes Fine Arts and Fashion Photography as well as Advertising. His series “Le Studio des Vanités” (2013), is a celebration of young African entrepreneurship.  “Diaspora” (2014) is a starting in the present with the issue of immigration of Africans, and travels back up to the 15th century. “Liberty” (2017) recalls, interprets and juxtaposes historic moments of Black protest around the world, placing them in the same chronology, Diop sees himself as a promoter of Africa and African Diaspora’s recognition as a central contributor to human history.

Grantee Information

Year(s) Awarded: 2020