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Ghana’s wunderkind Ibrahim Mahama to share his monumental artworks at Design Indaba 2020
Media Release: December 2019
Ibrahim Mahama is a Ghanaian mixed-media artist.
Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama will be speaking at Design Indaba 2020
The artist and author is famed for draping buildings in materials, like jute sacks, as a comment on our complicated colonial histories.
Limbo Accra, how design is saving a city caught in limbo
Art platform, Limbo Accra, explores the urban structures of the city of Accra
How these Ghanaian developers are creating awareness around e-waste
Ghanaian game developers, Enter Africa, are creating a game that focuses on the issues of safety and sanitation surrounding e-waste dumps.
DJ Steloo's latest work looks to the ocean for inspiration
Called Stitches From The Ocean, the Accra-based creative says he wanted to let the audience into the other side of his creative process.
Accra's Arch Xenus is redefining what it means to be a successful architectural firm
We met the founder and principal architect who shared more about their approach to business.
Anarchic creativity in Accra with Francis Kokoroko & Daniel Quist
“We are easily bored, so we are always pushing ourselves to be creative. With photography, with fashion, with whatever we do – we try to do what’s different.”
Reviving the history of cocoa production in Ghana
The team behind the concept will be exhibiting at Design Indaba Festival 2019 to showcase design and architecture's role in shaping place
Making sense of Ghana’s built environment with architect Alice Asafu-Adjaye
Design needs to be driven more by people’s needs and less by ego, says the architect.
Indelibl wants to make art by Africans more accessible
Both online and offline, the platform is committed to taking art beyond the gallery space.
Acknowledging Ghana's slave trade history with sculptor Kwame Akoto-Bamfo
“As a Ghanaian who is interested and inspired by Ghanaian and African culture, I'm a living witness to the knowledge that is being lost to time.”
Afrolitt founder Pamela Ohene-Nyako on the importance of having black literature voiced and heard
“I feel like some works can really open up one’s imagination and help us envision inclusive and liberated futures.”
Jonathan Dotse makes Virtual Reality experiences in Accra
Jonathan Dotse is a social entrepreneur, technology evangelist, and science-fiction writer living in Accra, Ghana. He also tinkers in virtual reality.
Artist turns Ghana's symbol of scarcity into political art
Serge Attukwei Clottey uses Ghana’s ever-present yellow oil gallons to make a political statement about the environment, history and consumption.
How architecture shapes national identity and helps us understand history
“We shape our buildings, and afterwards, our buildings shape us.”
The Araba Belle androgynous capes are inspired by Ghana’s coast
Accra-based fashion brand DoNeal was inspired by the people and landscape of Ghana's Cape Coast.
Joshua Kissi on disrupting and diversifying stock photography
The photographer and co-founder of TONL tells us why he decided to make images of the unrepresented his priority.
David Adjaye designs Ghana’s new National Cathedral
To be built in the city of Accra, the project marks Adjaye Associates’ first major project in the capital.
The Ghanain DJ and fashion mogul who dares to be distinct.
StelooLive: An experimental, electronic soundscape in Accra
In this live mix of fashion, art and sound, Accra-based trail-blazer Dj Steloo creates an experimental soundscape using glass, spoons and cans as instruments.
Oshun: Tunes for V-Day from Ghana
Hip-hop collective Yoyo Tinz share their latest playlist for Valentine's Day fresh from Accra, Ghana. The mix is named after the Yoruba spirit of love, Oshun.
Walk the walk: Accra's most stylish creatives
Meet three of Accra’s best-dressed creatives – DJ Steloo, Neal Davids and Daniel Mawuli Quist, all recently featured on London-based publication Nataal.
The haunting self-portraits of Josephine Kuuire
The Ghanaian photographer learning to love herself through creativity.
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