Art In the Age of Afrogallonism: Read Our Interview With Ghanaian Artist Serge Attukwei Clottey On Turning Refuse Into A Symbol of Reclaimed Idenity for the People Of Africa

There are not a lot of artists willing to get dragged by a noose through the streets of Accra, the capital of Ghana, in the name of social justice. Gallon by gallon, Ghanaian artist Serge Attukwei Clottey is returning your used plastic refuse in the form of beautiful masks and mask-like sculptures that take on haunting human expressions. In the artist’s native Ghana, yellow canisters are ubiquitous and have become a seamless part of the country’s landscape. Where these containers come from has become a source of plight for the people of Ghana and central to Clottey’s artistic practice. Click here to read the full interview.