The Displaced: Story of Migration and Trade

Photography by LISA KO

Afrogallonism Sculptural Installation

Afrogallonism Sculptural Installation

Contemporary artist Serge Attukwei Clottey led his GoLokal performance group to put up an experimental performance that told the story of how his family traded with the people of Labadi and later migrated to labadi at The Displaced Performance and Installation. The performnace was a well staged non-dialogue exhibition of how the Clottey family moved to their current labadi settlement. Attukwei and his GoLokal group AKA Public Space Hijackers use their performance as a form of community activism and also as traditional history crusadors. They are noted for raising political and enviromental awareness in the community. Serge installed some of his Afrogallonism sculptures and artworks on the beach where the performnace took place. The Yellow gallon pieces that are joined to form a montage were displaced on the route to the shores of the beach, it served as a directional guide to people who did not readily know the location. 

Pouring Libation to seek protection and guidance from the gods.

Pouring Libation to seek protection and guidance from the gods.

Libation

Libation

Focus

Focus

The departure

The departure

carrying their merchandise

carrying their merchandise

the wise one

the wise one

The crawl of struggle and equality

The crawl of struggle and equality

Call on the gods

Call on the gods

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