Ghana Artist Lois Arde-Acquah Explores The Idea Of Seemingly Repetitive Activities With Unique Monochrome Patterns

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Ghana Artist Lois Arde-Acquah Explores The Idea Of Seemingly Repetitive Activities With Unique Monochrome Patterns

Meet the Ghanaian – based artist Lois Selasie Arde – Acquah who creates hand drawings of her intricate and unique monochrome patterns on various surfaces to explore the idea of seemingly repetitive activities. With time, her initial process has evolved into a process of cutting thus creating soft sculptures.

Lois Selasie Arde – Acquah

For Arde – Acquah, she is particularly drawn towards a process that is physically, mentally and emotionally draining.

Lois Selasie Arde – Acquah

One that demands a painstaking dedication of oneself to create something. A process that is difficult, ‘hard’ and almost impossible to achieve.

Lois Selasie Arde – Acquah

One that is tiring and leads to boredom. Usually before an audience, she uses her body as a medium to express this idea of seemingly repetitive activities. Arde – Acquah pursed a Master’s Degree (2016 -2018) and Bachelor of Art (2011 – 2015) in Fine Arts at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

Source: Comtemporary Art Ghana

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