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Ibrahim Mahama public lecture series inside Nkrumah secret ‘dungeon’ in Tamale this Friday

Ibrahim Mahama public lecture series inside Nkrumah secret ‘dungeon’ in Tamale this Friday

Story Zakaria Abdul Hakim Cisse || Sanatu Zambang Going into the dungeon: Ibrahim Mahama to open Nkrumah Volini on Friday This Friday, October 2, 2020, there is going to be another fascinating experience as the famous Nkrumah…

Apollo 40 Under 40 Africa:  Artist, Author and founder of the Savannah Centre for Contemporary Art

Apollo 40 Under 40 Africa: Artist, Author and founder of the Savannah Centre for Contemporary Art

Source: Apollo Magazine Artist and founder of the Savannah Centre for Contemporary Art, Tamale  In 2019, the Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama founded the Savannah Centre for Contemporary Art in Tamale, the capital of the Northern…

The Partition of Dagbon and the Western Togoland history

The Partition of Dagbon and the Western Togoland history

Western Togoland is an area in the Republic of Ghana. The area is currently divided into five geographical regions; Volta, Oti, parts of Northern, North East, and Upper East Regions. The Western Togoland includes Ho,…

GIBCA 2021: The Ghost Ship and the Sea Change. A work by Ibrahim Mahama

GIBCA 2021: The Ghost Ship and the Sea Change. A work by Ibrahim Mahama

Source: Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art On the fence that surrounds Västlänken’s construction project on Packhusplatsen, works by the Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama are currently on display. The photographs on the fence show tattoos…

SCCATamale Founder, Ibrahim Mahama saves Nkrumah’s legacy (Nkrumah Never Dies)

SCCATamale Founder, Ibrahim Mahama saves Nkrumah’s legacy (Nkrumah Never Dies)

Story Zakaria Abdul Hakim Cisse || Sanatu Zambang The founder and executive director of the Savannah Centre for Contemporary Art (SCCA) has again taken up a laudable initiative. The artiste, who recently hosted hundreds of people at…

Ibrahim Mahama Rediscovery: the myths surrounding Nkrumah’s ‘dungeon’ in Tamale (Nkrumah ‘volini’)

Ibrahim Mahama Rediscovery: the myths surrounding Nkrumah’s ‘dungeon’ in Tamale (Nkrumah ‘volini’)

Story Zakaria Abdul Hakim Cisse || Sanatu Zambang Nkrumah ‘volini’: the myths surrounding Nkrumah’s ‘dungeon’ in Tamale For decades, this structure has been abandoned and its purpose is not well known to the public. Built with…

Fashion Designers speak on Akutia Art Exhibition the impact on the fashion business

Fashion Designers speak on Akutia Art Exhibition the impact on the fashion business

Zakaria Abdul Hakim Cisse || Sanatu Zambang The recent opening of the much anticipated Akutia Art Exhibition saw people of diverse fields attend. Amidst the global Coronavirus pandemic, the attendance was amazing. From fine artistes to…

In Conversation: Behrouz Boochani & Ibrahim Mahama, moderated by Elaine Pearson

In Conversation: Behrouz Boochani & Ibrahim Mahama, moderated by Elaine Pearson

For the 22nd Biennale of Sydney, titled NIRIN, Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama created an immersive installation titled after Behrouz Boochani’s 2018 book, No Friend but the Mountains – a harrowing account of the Kurdish-Iranian journalist’s…

Page 48,49 & 50 of the NPP 2016 manifesto could save the Creative Arts Industry – Mr. Nayi

Page 48,49 & 50 of the NPP 2016 manifesto could save the Creative Arts Industry – Mr. Nayi

I am pleading with the NPP government to implement page 48,49 & 50 of their 2016 manifesto. It will also help to resolve many of the problems in the northern creative and cultural industries. However,…

The Relevance of our Regional Center for National Culture in the Development of Art, Culture, and Tourism industry in Dagbon

The Relevance of our Regional Center for National Culture in the Development of Art, Culture, and Tourism industry in Dagbon

By Ibrahim Nayi, (Research fellow & IPR management consultant) Dagbon kingdom is one of the oldest in Ghana and is blessed with a rich historical background, endowed with numerous potentials in traditional knowledge, traditional cultural…