Ghana: The power of art to safeguard history and change the future

"The Sharjah Art Foundation is working with the Africa Institute to find an exhibition space for Annan-Forson’s work. It is also looking for a venue in Ghana to permanently house Akomfrah’s three-screen installation, while also exploring the means to bring El Anatsui’s monumental vision home to Ghanaians.

Established in 2018 in Sharjah, the Africa Institute is an interdisciplinary academic research institute dedicated to the study and documentation of Africa and the African diaspora. It is the only institution of its kind in the Gulf and is run by Sudanese academic Salah M. Hassan, who is a distinguished professor of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University in the US."

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