LARRY BONCHAKA

 

Artist Statement

Larry Bonćhakas’ practice investigates constructions of cultural identity along with systems of mass production, time, trade and travel as they connect as means of exchange. By addressing issues such as labor and subjugation, value and devaluation, history and memory, longing and displacement, and crisis and hope.

Biography

ABOUT

Larry Kojo Adorkor aka Bonƈhaka (bn.1994) is a Ghanaian artist whose practice revolves around a critical interest in identity politics, trade, material culture, mass production and architecture. Larry has a BFA degree in painting and sculpture from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi- Ghana. He is currently undergoing his MFA at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi and also at Städelschule Frankfurt am Main. He is a member of the Asafo Black Collective, who recently participated in the Stellenbosch Triennale curators exhibition. Bonćhaka’s strikingly simple, yet incredibly considered still-life pieces, mirror the everyday systems of production and meaning making.

     

    ALLURE

    MADE IN GHANA