What happend at MESH Confab, Nov. 2015

MESH Confab Nov. 2015 brought together a very broad spectrum of Ghanaian Creative and Cultural community to meet, explore and share. This edition of MESH Confab for the first time saw an expo running parallel to the main event which as usual comprised of presentations from Keynote speakers, Portfolio Reviews and a live creative session….

[Photo Gallery] MESH Confab Nov. 2015 – A creative gathering

MESH Confab Nov. 2015 brought together a very broad spectrum of the Ghanaian Creative and Cultural community to meet, explore and share on Saturday the 14th of November. This edition of MESH Confab for the first time saw an expo running parallel to the main event which as usual comprised of presentations from Keynote speakers,…

The fantasy and comical world of Setor Fiadzigbey

Setor Fiadzigbey, an illustrator and content creator whose love for art led him to abandon a career in engineering to set up BZL Illustration studio. He has worked with some of the biggest brands in Ghana producing storyboards for commercial advertisement campaigns and developing characters for 2d animated films. He has also produced a number…

Bertil Toby Svanekiaer’s 2d/3d illustrations and animations

“Bertil Toby Svanekiaer is the name and I am not German, I’m very much a Ghanaian. My parents must have had a swell time at my naming ceremony.” Bertil is a versatile 3d artist, Animator and an Illustrator who’s love for art has always been there since childhood where he always seemed to have a…

Jeremiah Quarshie’s hyper-realistic paintings

High level of detail and unbelievable realism are what makes Jeremiah Quarshie’s portraits some of the best we have come accross. They are created from studio photographs manually ‘edited’ as he translates onto canvas (in his own words). He chooses characters from the “foundations of society into pools of utter elegance”— 21st century workers and…

“art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable” Banksy

Banksy is pseudonymous street artist who’s work borders on one hand from satire and humor to political and social commentary and activism. His distinct style is quite reminiscent of the works of Blek le Rat mostly using stenciled graffiti as his medium of expression. His work pops up in cities around the world mostly expressing…

[Article] Accra’s emerging creative scene

It is no secret that Accra is becoming a hot bed for creativity. Week after week, month after month, you will find projects and events that attest to this fact. It was this realization a few years ago that led to the founding of MESH Ghana, an organization that focuses on drawing the needed attention…

[Weekly inspiration] Godfre k. Grant’s photorealistic ‘Virtual landscapes’

At first glance one would think these were photographs. Well, these are actually the works of Godfre K. Grant, a traditionally trained ‘2D artist’ but self taught 3D artist whose love of nature translates into very photo realistic pieces using 3d software tools inspired by real places he visits or imagines. Looking at his works, it makes you…