Yaw Brobbey Kyei

Yaw Brobbey Kyei


Working mostly within the contemporary collectives of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology’s College of Arts, studentship, Brobbey Kyei’s work entitled Road Signs felt like in its natural environment when the University took over the Kumasi Railways Loco Shed. His paper and marker depiction of the recurrence and fluidity of kiosks in Ghanaian social realities are fascination to watch. They appear almost as an everyday background theme yet capturing a visitor’s attention to the fullest.  Yaw Brobbey Kyei ‘s can be said to be thought challenging in terms of  its relevance in documenting historical and contemporary cultural production in Ghana, their importance, impact, as well as their capacity to transform and enhance our social realities. The growing importance of the KNUST College of Art as a leading hub of contemporary art in Ghana and West Africa is thanks to students like Yaw Brobbey Kyei. 



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