Ghana’s Spoken Word Scene

    The spoken word scene is taking root in Ghana, allowing both men and women to bond together and promote community development and self expression. If you have ever been to a spoken word performance, then you know how intense, emotional, and real those words can feel. In the early 2000’s, EhaLaKasa was leading…

Gallery 1957 – Embracing Art in Accra

  Marwan Zakhem, an Accra based collector and business owner, is doing what he can to expose and support the contemporary art scene in his home country. His goal is to change local and international perceptions of his country by opening Gallery1957. “I wanted to create a commercial platform for artists based here to provide increased…