Born in 1969 in Burkina Faso, Ousmane Dermé began to devote himself entirely to sculpture in the 1980s. He quickly reached a large audience by creating works in bronze that play with lines and pure forms. He distinguished himself by designing and creating the monument of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in Ouagadougou. In 2005, he created his workshop in the south of France where he has lived ever since. His creations are present in private collections in many countries. Ousmane Dermé interprets the human figure through the movement of the material to express the beauty of nature and life. He creates sculptures with smooth forms and pure lines that inspire harmony and serenity. THE MATERIAL, THE BRONZE Ousmane Dermé learns at a very young age the technique of lost wax casting and masters all the stages of this art of fire. Today he creates his bronze works in his workshop in Poucharramet, France.