This Digital Exhibition
is in response to the challenges COVID-19 posed to a physical and live exhibition which was originally planned to present the production aspect of my research practice for the degree of MPhil in Education.
Hand Woven Kente Cloth From Bonwire:
Worn by Professor Alison Phipps to play the role of an international live model for Naa Densua’s designs. A decolonising turn as against a cultural appropriation move.
OBAA SIMA The Design Sketch
Initial design sketches based on the idea of a meeting point of Ghanian textile and the western styled wedding gown.
Tie Dye Textile Created and Produced with Participants at Noyam African Dance Institute.
From Textile to Costume:
Working with Ha Orchestra on the 5th Anniversary Celebration Performance at the St Cecilia’s Hall – University of Edinburgh at the European Conference on African Studies (ECAS) 2019
Since the establishment of wax and roller prints industry in Ghana over a century ago, the industry has provided clothing and determined fashion trends in the lives of Ghanaians. Wax and Roller prints has become a platform for Ghanaians and a shared culture that cuts across ethnic boundaries and taste in fashion in an environment where there is a constant fusion and mix of cultures. Wax and roller prints reflects on and addresses some of the communal and environmental issues that occur and affect the society.