View Post

Interview with Ghanian illustrator Kiaski Donkor

“SIGNATURES” is a video series dedicated to promoting and encouraging Ghana's local and international creatives. In this new episode of "SIGNATURES”, Jason Nicco-Annan interviews. UK-based illustrator Kiaski Donkor to talk about his exciting Anansi project. Kiaski discusses the depth of research it takes to recreate and re-explore a legendary character,…
View Post
View Post

Kwaku Ananse

Short film by Ghanaian American filmmaker Akosua Adoma Owusu. Synopsis “Kwaku Ananse” is an intensely personal project which draws upon the rich mythology of Ghana. The short film combines semi-autobiographical elements with the tale of Kwaku Ananse, a trickster in West African stories who appears as both spider and man. Ananse…
View Post

Boneshaker

written and directed by Frances Bodomo 12 min / Super16mm / Colour Boneshaker follows a Ghanaian immigrant family taking a road trip to a Pentecostal church in Louisiana to cure its problem child. As the family journeys to a tent revival at the ends of the levee-less Louisiana delta, they…
View Post
View Post

Google Doodles on African Countries

This mornings Google doodle got me thinking about more doodles on Africa. There aren't too many out there - but here are the selected favorites : Howard Carter 110th Anniversary of the Uganda Railway's Completion Ibn Battuta's 708th Birthday South Africa Freedom Day 2011 Morocco Independence Day 2011 East Africa…
View Post
View Post

Window to Ghana & Africa

Nana Kofi Acquah has a keen eye into the 'Window to Ghana and Africa'. His stunning photography blog showcases his talent in capturing daily life in his home country Ghana as well as his travels throughout Africa. Acquah's photography simply allows you to jump in the sights and sounds of…
View Post