Art Toronto, 2022
Curated by Ashley McKenzie-Barnes
Presented by Rochemont Projects
Documenting private lives, spiritual deities, and stems of memory through various forms of the Ghanaian culture. Material Memories reflects the artistic expressions and preservation of Ghana’s indigenous culture, communal beliefs and familial values passed on from generations. With the use of symbols, arrangements of fabrics, textiles and figures in motion, each work displays a pronounced characteristic and style rooted in traditional practices and views. Creating an atmosphere of ancestral connection, layered memories, emotions and experiences the reclaim the black identity.
October 15, 2018