Friday, January 4, 2013

Bernard Akoi-Jackson (b.1979) is an artist and writer interrogating hybrid post-colonial African identities, through ephemeral make-shift memorials and performative rituals of the mundane. He often becomes the proverbial jester or Esu moving between genres; painting, sculpture, dance, poetry, installation, photography and video to confront the complexities of his specific cultural moment. He was educated College of Art, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana from where he holds an MFA in (Painting and Sculpture).

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