Zoom: Kudjoe Affutu's workshop in Awutu, Central Region, Ghana
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Kudjoe Affutu's workshop in Awutu, Central Region, Ghana
A group of statuettes and a coffin for the Swiss artists couple M. S. Bastian + Isabelle L.
Kudjoe's painter Angel working on the statuettes for M.S. Bastian + Isabelle L.
Kudjoe and Angel watching his coffins and statuettes in the new edition of »The buried treasures of the Ga« (2014)
A palanquin in the shape of a book
Kudjoe working on a gun palanquin

Kudjoe Affutu's workshop in Awutu, Central Region, Ghana

Zoom: Kudjoe Affutu's workshop in Awutu, Central Region, Ghana
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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