GHANA

Photography

Photographs capturing the beauty of growing up in Ghana

On a journey to his father’s homeland, photographer Kwabena Sekyi Appiah-Nti, aka Sekyi, fell in love with the nuances of everyday life.
Emma Russell
11.4.21
Art

Amoako Boafo is nuancing how Black men are represented in painting

We sat down with the Ghanaian figurative painter in his Accra studio, fresh from his collaboration with Kim Jones for Dior Men’s SS21.
Ekow Barnes
8.5.20
News

Photographer Kyle Weeks launches print fundraiser for Accra

100% of the proceeds raised from the sale will fund a DIY food and face mask distribution initiative in the Ghanaian capital.
Ryan White
5.22.20
Photography

See photos of Ghana's badass, all-girl skate crew

Abena Appiah followed the young collective around Accra, as they sought to inspire confidence through skating lessons.
Rolien Zonneveld
3.25.20
Fashion

a trip through sun-soaked ghana with photographer kyle weeks

For The Voice of a Generation Issue, photographer Kyle Weeks and i-D's Senior Fashion Editor at Large Ib Kamara team up to celebrate the raw and authentic style of Accra, Ghana.
i-D Staff
7.9.19
Art

8 must-see exhibitions happening in and around the venice biennale this summer

From the first major Italian survey of Armenian-American artist Arshile Gorky to Ghana’s star-studded debut pavilion, here are the events you won’t want to miss.
Mariana Fernandez
5.10.19
Music

inside the viral world of afrobeats dance routines

In one week a video of a dancer called Prinny doing a routine to Drogba had been ripped and re-posted thousands of times, and racked up over 15 million views on one Facebook video alone.
Ian McQuaid
3.22.18
Music

cult ghanaian club tune finally gets proper release

Word of mouth afro-grime-acid-pop banger finally sees light of day thanks to Ransom Note, and you can listen to it here first.
i-D Staff
8.9.17
Art

meet the performance artist challenging gender norms in ghana

As the Ghanian government debates laws against open homosexuality, crazinisT artisT is using his own shape-shifting, gender-blurring body as a tool to confront political injustice, violence, and objectification.
Alice McCool
3.23.17
Music

​living the highlife: dance music in ghana

As DJ Katapila and Ata Kak begin their tour across Europe, we look into the fractious, fractured, and frenetic history of dance music in Ghana.
Jack Needham
10.14.16
i-D

vibrant street snaps of ghana’s electric youth

For their latest international adventure as collective Tripod City, photographers Charlie Kwai, Chris Lee, and Paul Storrie traveled to Ghana to capture candid moments in the colorful West African community.
Emily Manning
6.10.16
News

ghana is cracking down on the skin bleaching industry

The West African nation has announced a strict ban on all products that contain the dangerous chemical hydroquinone.
Hannah Ongley
6.3.16
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