Romuald Hazoumè astute and sardonically political oeuvre is realised in a diverse range of media. Whether taking aim at political corruption or addressing the global indifference compounding environmental disasters, Hazoumè creates visually striking works. Using the ubiquitous plastic petrol can as his signature material, Hazoumè undertakes monumental installations which act as metaphors of African place, history, and identity.
Hazoumè’s work has been exhibited in major international galleries and museums across the world. Recent exhibitions including his works are Slavery, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (2021); Ex-Africa, Musée du Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac, Paris (2021); Romuald Hazoumè; Expression(s) décoloniale(s) #2, Château des Duc de Bretagne, Musée d’Histoire de Nantes, Nantes (2021); and Portable Sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds (2021). His works are in prominent public and private collections around the world.