Afrochella is kicking off their 2019 festival with its Afrochella Talks series beginning this month on August 24 that The Shop Accra in Osu.
This year’ s talk series is focused on West Africa, dedicating discussions on African business; music, food, and the creative industry. The key focus of the discussions is to provoke a shift in how Africa and the African diaspora capitalize within various industries.
The programme is about Visual Story Telling – Communicating Progress Through Visual Display. It is a discussion on the Art Renaissance happening in West Africa and the process for maximizing this impact so that it transcends across the world. How are West African artists and Creatives telling their story?
It will take place at the Shop Accra, Omanye Street Ako Adjei, Osu on August 24, 2019, @ 17: 30 PM.
It will be hosted by Eyetsa Lorraine Ocloo who is the Founder of the Shop Accra, Godwin ‘Scarecrow’ Ashong, Art Director and Hanson Akatti, Graphic Designer, Digital Artist, Illustrator.
Others are Kwame Asafu-Adjaye ( Midichi), Artist, Fashion Designer, Isaac Nana Poku ( Afroscope), Multimedia Artist, Co-Founder – House of Stole
Amarachi Nwosu – Photographer, Filmmaker, Writer and Adjo Kisser – Artist.
Afrochella is a Pan- African festival celebrating culture through Food, Art, Music and Fashion. The Core values are centred around the community as they aim to be a vessel for African Millennials to invest in their heritage and native culture. The Afrochella Talks is one of the many ways Afrochella uses the community to ensure educational support for Ghanaians and Africans at large.