Photography by MANTSE ARYEEQUAYE
Here are more pictures of the Strolling Goats with CHALE WOTE 2014. This edition features some of the amazing artists who are coming to the CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival in James Town on August 23 & 24.
DREAMSCAPE explores the act of living as violence, following a young woman as she traverses a dream world, battling her mental fears.The piece asks the question, do we have the courage to take a hold of our destiny and translate dreams into waking? Does the strength we find in our daily death have any relevance in the land of the living?
The Ideal Woman Vision Boards
Brazil Lane [just behind Otoblohum]
Obaasema Magazine comes to CHALE WOTE with a focus on unearthing images of inspiration, integrity and action for women. Four vision boards on display will create a launchpad to discuss how images matter and what these representations mean to African women.
Here is the place to be – the performance hub for CHALE WOTE. Catch all the excitement here – bike stunts, rollerblade jumps, fire-eating acrobats, live kpologo James Town funk, spoken word, capoeira, jamma music troupes and much more! The SANKWAS BOIS – Mutombo da Poet and Simpol Tinz – are the hosts with the most, hitting you with pidgin and poetic flava all day! Resident music maker, DJ Keyzzz, keeps it fresh on the 1s and 2s.
AGBO NI AYE: ENJOYMENT AFTER DEATH
In Ghana, the most significant cost you’re going to incur in life is not your birthday but your funeral. This performance examines how funeral parties are a direct import from Ghana where funerals are world-renowned for their size and extravagance.
Untitled (Type 709)
building after the Light House + opposite SeaView
These large scale, experimental drawings question and subvert prescribed gender roles in Ghana. The drawings depict the death of ideas regarding the female body.
Across from Mantse Agbonaa
How can we bring new life to James Town’s sidewalks, open areas and community spaces? Let’s start with community conversations, idea brainstorming, and new seating areas. Come check out urban design-infused ideas revisioning James Town’s social spaces, chip in your own, and experience how repurposed materials can contribute to the social fabric of the community.