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Ato Anan

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Ato Anan

Ato Anan

Ato Anan is a Ghanaian artist whose work consist of multilayered paper collages of advertisement posters torn from the streets of Accra and he also makes use of a generous amount of text culled from “trotros”, kiosk, food stalls etc, a phenomenon he refers to as ‘Urban Proverbs’. His work is a portrait of his urban space at its schizophrenic ephemeron.

His works have been exhibited in Ghana, Ivory Coast, Italy, Holland, Denmark and the United States of America and can be found in places including the British Council – Accra, Ghana, Goethe – Institut – Accra, Ghana, W.E.B. Dubois Centre- Accra, Ghana, Whatcom Community College-Bellingham, USA and Casoria Contemporary Art Museum-Napoli, Italy.

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