Ghana over the decades has been in a dilemma when it comes to waste management. All the major cities have been engulfed with both organic and inorganic waste. The country is mostly faced with the challenge of how to properly dispose off waste especially inorganic waste, since they are not spared a plastic bag each time they go shopping .However, relentless efforts are been made to recycle inorganic waste into other usable products, because of their dire effect to our environment. Fatric Bewong, a young Ghanaian female artist with passion and concern for her environs felt the need not be indifference towards the issue. Instead she focuses her energy into finding inspirations in what she calls 'waste products', which she uses creatively by retransforming them into brilliant artworks.
Fatric's current exhibition is underway at the Nubuke Foundation in Accra. Nubuke Foundation is an art space situated in the leafy suburb of East-Legon in Accra. In line with its mission to provide a space dedicated to the recording, preserving and promoting of Ghanaian visual art, culture and heritage. Nubuke Foundation offers programmes ranging from exhibitions on art and Ghanaian culture, heritage and history, art workshops, poetry and drama. It has an extensive interior space ideal for art exhibitions and installations. One of the objectives of this foundation is the need for a central role for art in national development agenda and to bridge the gap between art and science for proper industrial development.The exhibition opened on the 5th of March 2016 and will end on 29th of May 2016.
The exhibition is entitled 'Caught In The Web' it is the artists' way of making a case for the 3R approach (recycle, reuse, reduce) and the global warming experience. In her bid to drive home her point, she exhibited a miscellany of objects, fabric draperies and paintings.
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