Ghana's first travelling museum ready to hit the road

By Charlotte Jansen

Kiosk-sized cultural exhibition will travel across the country's 10 regions in December

An innovative project in Ghana aims to make moveable museums available nationwide by taking a small kiosk-sized gallery on the road to showcase artworks and cultural artefacts.

The “kiosk museum” is the brainchild of Nana Oforiatta Ayim, a writer and film-maker, and founder of ANO, a non-profit art space in Accra. She decided to make use of an ubiquitous feature of west African architecture: the semi-legal containers present on every street corner, usually used by mechanics, hairdressers or stores selling food and supplies.

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