Eric Gyamfi(b. 1990, Ghana) is an artist living and working in Accra, Ghana. Eric has aB.AinInformation Studies and Economicsfrom the University of Ghana..A grantee of the 2016 Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund award, Gyamfi is currently a second-year fellow at the Photographer’s Master Class (Khartoum, Sudan 2016 and Nairobi, Kenya 2017). He was recently an invited participant in the Nuku Studio Photography Workshops (2016) and World Press Photo West African Master Class (2017), both in Accra.
Gyamfi’s work spans across photography, sound and recently print making.
Gyamfi’s work, mostly long term oriented has touched on many aspects of Ghanaian social life, predominantly on the lives of alleged women witches Gambaga, in northeastern Ghana, and another on documenting queer life and spaces in Ghana as well; The later having evolved into a more expansive body of work now incorporating the responses of audiences to the ongoing work itself using site-specific installations and other research methodologies that seeks to incorporate directly the immediate public, to whom his work is geared. Public opinion and reactions are freely interwoven with the work itself allowing space for direct engagement and collective introspection. In his workjust like usand just like us: bulletin study, these methodologies are manifested