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.  Continue reading

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ACCRA [dot] ALT Presents IND!E FUSE 2012

ImageAccra’s coolest music event of the year, IND!E FUSE, is back for a third edition. Music
lovers who want a taste of imaginative, super fresh live music should come out and jam
at IND!E FUSE 2012 on December 15th.The show features the trendsetters of the Accra
indie music scene and a growing network of young Ghanaian artists that are causing
international waves in music.
IND!E FUSE is the premiere showcase for the freshest artists on the Accra music scene.
Last year’s show was a sellout success and this year will be even sweeter. On December
14th and 15th, come and witness Ghanaian and international artists create live sonic
rainbows of edgy AfroBeat, electronic soul, drumbassfunk, R&B and rare West African
folk grooves.
Our 2012 IND!E FUSE Lineup for the two nights include:
On Friday 14 December 2012, The INDIE FUSE preconcert dj mashup will come off at
The Republic Bar and Grill with Kwaku Ananse, SanSe and Jason Kleatsh beginning at
9pm. Catch live performances by Ghana’s leading indie artists – Rumor, Kay-Ara, Oga
Chuxx, Steloo and Yaw P.
On Saturday 15 December 2012, an eclectic set of musicians from Ghana and abroad
will mount the stage at Alliance Française from 7:30 – 11pm. IND!E FUSE 2012 is
headlined by FOKN BOIS (UK/Ghana), Tawiah (UK) and Yaa Pono.
Fans can also jam to performances by Jojo Abot (NYC/Ghana), Lady Jay, FaintMedal,
Paapa (Skillions Records), Lyrical Wanzam and Zantou Lansre (Niger). The show is
hosted by the Sankwas Bois and will feature a live DUSTLVYE (YFM) DJ Booth with the
sounds of our resident Funky Professor, Mr. Kobby Graham.
Admission is only 10 GHC.
IND!E FUSE 2012 is brought to you by ACCRA [dot] ALT in partnership with Institut
Français, Alliance Française, The Republic Bar + Grill, REDD Kat Pictures, DUST
Magazine, Fullish Art, Pidgen Music, Goba Hub, Smoothy’s Café and Global
Outdoor Systems.

For more information, contact:
Mantse Aryeequaye | Sionne Neely, Ph.D. | Co-Directors
ACCRA [dot] ALT
http://accradotalttours.wordpress.com
accra.alt@gmail.com
@Accradotalt
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