BEING AFRO-AUSTRIAN

Being Afro-Austrian is an Academic survey in explaining and suggesting ways to form a multi-cultural society. Abdallah has coined an acronym that could readily take hold of society in the future – PADs (People of African Descent). He has articulate ...
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SOM AIDOO

Som Aidoo is a budding Ghanaian-born actor and musician based in Atlanta, Georgia. He has a broad range of talents, ranging from acting to writing and producing his own films and music. He has featured in a number of A-list movies, from The Hunger Ga ...
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ATO DELAQUIS

Ato Delaquis (pronounced De-la-kee) is a renowned artist of our time whose art brings to light the clash of ideas and concepts, shown explicitly in the painting strokes of this genius. His works span across 40 decades and more, and are expressed in d ...
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THE HONEYMOON

In the first of its kind on Design233, we pair Painting and Poetry revealing the intricate relationships between these two forms of art, how one form can be instigated by the other. In The Honeymoon, Makafui and his anonymous friend express the trage ...
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GENTRIFICATION DOMESTICATED?

Gentrification has gone global, indeed. Is it therefore accurate to capture the ongoing redevelopment projects—and I use this phrase reluctantly— currently underway in Accra, the capital of Ghana, as a clone of the ruthless global gentrification ...
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IN THE HEART OF ASHANTI

Kumasi, fondly called the Garden City, is the cultural center of Ghana and Adum, its business district sits right in the heart of this city bursting with color, life, music and art. The central nerve of Adum is Prempeh II Street, a point of convergen ...
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EFYA: LOVE GENESIS

If I could recreate her into a cartoon character, she would be a cross between a cape toting Power Puff Girl and Jessica Rabbit, but that would only represent her “Girl Power” and “Fashionista” character traits – and Ghana’s Afro-Soul sin ...
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KYEKYEKU

Looking introspectively to my college days in KNUST and performing with Kyekyeku in the Jazz Central Band, it is wonderful to see how far he has come as an artiste. He never ceased to amaze me then and continues to amaze me with his music and guitar ...
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THE NOTE

That award had his name written all over it. There was no way Agya was taking it home this year; he had won it in the third year becauseof a tiny historical detail he had included in his portfolio but Kwasi had covered all bases this year. He had sta ...
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PROJECT WATCH

We have compiled a list of ongoing and future projects in Ghana, that are going to transform her skyline, in no particular order. ONE AIRPORT SQUARE Location: Airport City, Accra Estimated Value: $5 Million Architect: Mario Cucinella| Mario Cucinella ...
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