Zoom: Kudjoe Affutu with a leopard coffin (2010)

Kudjoe Affutu with a leopard coffin (2010)

Zoom: Kudjoe Affutu with a leopard coffin (2010)
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The Ghanaian 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 and in New York; 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 in collaborations with the French artist Saâdane Afif and Regula Tschumi with his “Pompidou-coffin” in “Anthologie de l'humor noir” at the Centre Pompidou in Paris 2010 and at the Museum für Moderne Kunst (Zollamt) Frankfurt  2012.

 

Kudjoe Affutu

Kudjoe's sign painter Cikle working on the telephone coffin for Regula Tschumi (2009)

Kudjoe's sign painter Cikle working on the telephone coffin for Regula Tschumi (2009)