A collaboration with Ibrahim (b. 1987), ANO’s first Artist-in-Residence, through writing, film and an exhibition at KNUST museum, Kumasi. Ibrahim is of a new generation of artists, redefining what art can be, how it is exhibited and how it interrogates our relationships with our surroundings. Whether kente, adinkra, or wax print, cloth has long been a semiotic, value-transferring art form in Ghana. West African born, internationally acclaimed artists, like El Anatsui and Yinka Shonibare have carried on and reinvented this tradition by using bottle tops to take on the form of Kente or wax print to usurp Western historical and aesthetic narratives.

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