Art and the Afterlife: Fantasy Coffins

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Presented by Sacramento State Department of Art at Sacramento State - University Union, Sacramento CA

Apr 18
Art and the Afterlife: Fantasy Coffins

Eric Adjetey Anang has been invited to give the keynote talk for the One World Initiative at Sac State in April 2019. He is a world-renowned Ghanaian artist who heads a fantasy coffin workshop, the Kane Kwei Carpentry Workshop in Accra, Ghana. His workshop creates fantasy coffins (abebuu adekai), which are a tradition of the Ga people of Ghana. The coffins are carved into elaborate shapes that are usually related to the identity of the deceased (for example, the family of a deceased fisherman

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