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EU Delegation to Ghana associates Kuenyehia Believe in for art exhibition

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Leisure of Thursday, 28 January 2021

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The European Union (EU) Delegation to Ghana is organising an art exhibition dubbed ‘In Dialogue’ at Alliance Française Accra from Thursday 4th February 2021 to Wednesday 17th February 2021. The exhibition is curated by Esse Dabla-Attikpo for the Kuenyehia Have confidence in for Contemporary Art, and will exhibit functions by 12 young up to date artists from Ghana and Europe.

The exhibition, cost-free and open up to all but on appointment only, aims at supporting Ghanaian youth doing work in the imaginative sector. Six (6) Ghanaian artists – Andrews Torsu, Ian Kwakye, Lesley Semackor, Negyem Adonoo, Simon Bowman and Theresah Ankomah, have been selected to produce and showcase functions for the exhibition.

These talents have each individual gained an artist’s grant that will let them to build one particular-of-a-sort items that will be unveiled to the public throughout the exhibition. The paintings, installations, pictures and digital paintings produced will not only drop gentle on one or many features of the perform of the European Union in Ghana, but also intention at producing conversations around new and ground breaking means to collaborate.

Supported by Alliance Française Accra, ‘In Dialogue’ also seeks to improve the cultural dialogue in between Ghana and the European Union by way of the encounters of 6 (6) woman European artists dependent in Ghana: Tjasa Rener, (Slovenia), Anne-Laure Gueret (France), Clarissa Rotzel (Ghana/Germany), Ulla Deventer (Germany), Isabel Abreu (Portugal) and Natalija Gormalova (Latvia). Their artworks portray the Ghanaian way of existence by way of a European lens.

The bodily exhibition will be accompanied by a collection of digital content shared throughout the Kuenyehia Trust’s social media platforms. These involve interviews of the taking part artists, walkthrough online video and curator’s video statement.

The subject matter of Covid-19 and how it has impacted the artwork sector will be talked over on Thursday 18th February 2021 at 6.00 pm prompt in an on the web panel discussion moderated by Media and Communications Expert, Marian Touré.

Entitled ‘African Artists and Spaces in the midst of a global pandemic’ the dialogue will draw on business stakeholders together with Joseph Awuah-Darko, Founder, Noldor Artwork Residency, William Senyo, Director, Impact Hub Accra and Tjasa Rener, Artist and Founder of the Open Studio.

They will exchange on the emergence of spaces—physical or virtual—that permit artists to remain energetic primarily in the tricky context of the COVID-19 pandemic.