William Adjete Wilson is active/lives in New York, California / France. William Wilson is known for painting, sculpture, assemblage, college, video, photography.
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Biography William Wilson
The following, submitted November 2004, is from the artist and from the artist's website.
William Adjete "Fred" WILSON was born in France in 1952 to a French mother and a Togolese father (West Africa). He is currently living in Paris, France. He grew up in Orléans and reached university in Paris at age 19 to study philosophy and anthropology (1971-1975).
In 1972 he had his first travel in the Gulf of Guinea, and he began, step by step, to discover the history of his African family on the west coast of Africa from Ghana to Nigeria, especially the Wilson-Bahun-Lawson families from Aneho (Togo) from on side and to the so-called " Brasilian" or Agouda , the d'Almeida- da Silva families from Ouidah (Benin).
In 1973 he
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