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El Anatsui Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

El Anatsui is the recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 56th International Art Exhibition of the Biennale di Venezia – All the World’s Futures. The decision was made by the Board of Directors of la Biennale chaired by Paolo Baratta, upon recommendation of the Curator of the 56th International Art Exhibition […]

Chalewote street art festival [2011- 2015]

Chalewote street art festival [2011- 2015]

The CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival is an alternative platform that brings art, music, dance and performance out onto the streets of James Town in Accra. The festival targets exchanges between scores of local and international artists and patrons who create and appreciate art together. It also serves as a ground for experimentation and many […]

Global Crit Clinics – [2012-2014 ]

Global Crit Clinics – [2012-2014 ]

The Global Crit Clinics serve international communities where emerging fine artists have limited access to rigorous idea-based dialogue. They are rooted in the Fine Arts pedagogical studio critique and affectionately known as the “10-Day MFA”. These 2-week intensives are site-responsive and adaptable to the framework of their individual locations. They bring together faculty from arts […]

ASIKO[2013]

ASIKO[2013]

“The Archive: Static, Embodied, Practiced’’ 3rd International Art Programme May 6 – June 9, 2013 After two very successful programmes which took place in Lagos on Independence and the Ambivalence of Promise 2010 and History/Materiality in 2012, for the first time the initiative moved to another West African country, Ghana- Accra. This 3rd International Art […]

Art in Public Spaces

Art in Public Spaces

Art in Public Spaces is a development from Art in the Garden, which offered artists a chance to present thought-provoking conceptual pieces. The public spaces also provided space for voluminous works such as installation pieces and huge sculptural works which one may never encounter in any of the galleries. This project is to create a […]

Meet the Artist

Meet the Artist

‘Meet the Artist’ provides a platform for a critical discourse on issues relating to visual art and culture through presentations, lectures and discussions. It engages with artists, curators, writers, art critics and theorists to share their works with fellow artists, art enthusiasts and the public with the aim of encouraging debate and increasing dialogue on […]

Tapped Talents

Tapped Talents

The importance of art in the development of children cannot be played down upon however it is a sad realisation that in most basic level education in Ghana art is almost non-existent. This project focuses on engaging children and the youth in workshops to help develop their creative skills placing special emphasis on children who […]