African Child Photo Exhibition by Tacitus Nana Yabani, Alliance Francaise

Tacitus Nana-Yabani is a very outgoing energetic, young photographer, very well known in the thriving creative art scene in Accra as Gagreekgod. He presented his debut solo photography exhibition at the Alliance Francaise on the 21st of February this year. The exhibition which was dubbed ‘African Child’ was a result of his fascination for the…

KNUST Fashion Week, 2014

It was an explosion of colour at the two runway shows that climaxed this year’s Fashion Week at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. Apparel showcased were from student labels as well as known brands like AVD, Sarah Christian, House of Paon, AfriKen  and Hall of Peters, to name a…

Accra Theatre Workshop; Stereolove, A play by Emmanuel Deegbe

On the Eve of Valentines, we caught up with the directors of Accra Theatre Workshop, Elizabeth Efua Sutherland and Emelia Pinamang Asiedu as well as the writer, Emmanuel Deegbe before the showing of the play, Stereolove written by Emmanuel Deegbe and directed by Elizabeth Efua Sutherland. We as always asked to hear their thoughts on…

Why Design Matters; An Adventurers in the diaspora talk

The first AID talk for 2014 was held on the 30 of January at the Golden Tulip in Accra. The panel comprised of an architect, Augustus Richardson of Mobius Architecture, and two fashion designers, the legendary Kofi Ansah and Beatrice Arthur of B’ ExotiQ and was moderated by the award winning rapper/ musician, M.anifest. When…

NMA Changemakers Mural w/ GISS & Lincoln

Nima Muhinmanch Art (NMA), a non-profit organisation that aims to re-create spaces, perceptions, and societies through arts and culture in conjunction with Global Issues Summit and the Lincoln Community School in Accra organized a fifth outdoor mural painting exercise at the 31st December Women’s School in Nima Accra on the 15th of February 2014. MESH…

Blitz the Ambassador Concert in Accra, Ghana

Fans were thrilled with an electrifying performance from one of Ghana’s most critically acclaimed contemporary musicians, Blitz the Ambassador and his Embassy ensemble on the 25th of January 2014 at the Alliance Francais in Accra. A second homecoming performance since his last concert in November 2011 at the same venue, this marked the beginning of…

Adventurers in the Diaspora talk series: A changing Accra

Adventurers in the Diaspora has become a respected monthly forum discussing sustainability in the African context, be it buildings or culturally inspired initiatives. This discussion was themed “A changing Accra” with a panel that included renowned Architects, a photographer and a planner. MESH TV was there to capture the discussion and share with you. Enjoy.