Wend-Kuuni Olivia Oueadrogo

Burkina Faso - Storytelling

Wend-Kuuni Olivia Oueadrogo

  • AGE : 33 years old
  • COUNTRY of residence : BURKINA FASO

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A few words about your artistic journey

25 major creations, 9 national and international tours, more than 600 shows played. Best Actress at FlTD-BURKINA in 2008 and at the 2019 Lomé Film Festival ; Prix ​​de la Femme Battante of Burkina ‘’ BUMO 2017 ’’, storytelling category ; Tribute received at the 2018 Carthage Theater Days.

How long have you been an artist ?

I have 19 years of artistic career (as a storyteller since 2001 and theater actress from 2006).

Why did you apply for this grant ? How will the grant support you ?

This grant will allow me to be in optimal working conditions that encourage inspiration. In this way, I will be able to do a good job of artistic creation in the service of the fight against covid-19 and to show that culture is a powerful adjuvant for strengthening resilience in the face of various crises.

What are your concrete artistic objectives after this residency ?

Produce a poetic tale show filmed in the form of a soap opera ; and broadcast these soap operas on digital platforms and social networks.