The artist and figural coffin maker Kudjoe Affutu (*1985) works since 2007 in his own carpentry shop in the Central Region, Ghana. In collaboration with Regula Tschumi, he participated in several international group exhibitions: in 2010 in »La carte d'après nature« curated by the German artist Thomas Demand at the Nouveau Musée National Monaco; 2011 Affutu’s »hummer-coffin« was shown in »Car fetish. I drive, therefore I am« at the Tinguely Museum in Basel; in 2012, his »telephone-coffin« was shown in »Hors-champs« at the Musée d'ethnographie Neuchâtel. The artist was also involved together with Regula Tschumi in collaborations with the French artist Saâdane Afif with his »CentrePompidou-coffin« in »Anthologie de l'humour noir« at the Centre Pompidou in Paris 2010 and at the Museum für Moderne Kunst (Zollamt) Frankfurt 2012.
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Video-Document about Kudjoe Affutu on CNN 3.12.2014