Artist Residency in Ghana
Artists will have the opportunity to work independently and collaboratively, to meet
local artisans and to be immersed in the local culture.
you can rent a room and work space - work on your own
project - meet local artisans - write that book that you're
join us! In past years workshops we interviewed market
women, village elders, a juju man, artists (drummers, potters,
sign-painters), village teachers. These stories resulted in
the publication of our book, "The Hardships and Goodships of growing up
in Ghana". Help us work towards our next collection
African Textile Workshop
live and work with indigenous textile artisans - visit
galleries and museums - meet dealers in antique cloth
MORE WORKSHOP OPPORTUNITIES
For a visiting potter being in Ghana is like letting a kid
loose in a candy shop. There is so much to sample. CCC offers workshops with traditional Ghanaian potters.
Yovo Kodjo master puppet maker and performer from Togo and
Kobbi Klutse talented drummer, artisan and puppeteer from
Ghana will teach, demonstrate and perform for 1 week at Aba
House . This is a unique opportunity to study and interact
with talented Africans in a creative atmosphere.
Service Learning in Ghana
Participants will stay at our cultural center and interact
with Ghanaians on a personal level. They will participate in
meaningful community service, visit sites of historical
interest and have time to reflect on themselves as citizens of
a country and of a globe.
Experience Ghana on a personal level
We offer a unique opportunity to experience Ghana and to interact with Africans on a personal level - to see for yourself what Africa is really like
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