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Ghana Mural Project

Andrea Bergart
Year Grant Awarded 2011

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In 2011, I painted a mural in North Keneshi neighborhood, a suburb of Accra, Ghana. This mural celebrated Ghanaian patterns, colors and culture.

To complete the mural, I worked with veteran sign painters and children to help execute the design and generate imagery. I interacted with the inhabitants in the neighborhood discussing the unfamiliar role of public art in contrast to hand painted public advertisements.