For 5 days within a aging walls of a Warehouse on Lokko Road in Osu, Ghanaian photographer, Kwasi Kyei Mensah displayed several artistic and mystic portraits that examined a routine of anticipating one’s purpose in life during a photography muster patrician Immanuel.
From images depicting a commencement of life to adore and acceptance, a muster rallied visitors to do some essence acid and start vicious conversations severe a standing quo.
Let’s cut to a follow and demeanour during a pivotal takeaways from Immanuel:
Guests examination a print exhibit
THE THEME PHOTOGRAPHS TOOK PEOPLE ON A JOURNEY ABOUT FINDING THEIR PURPOSE
The impulse when a umbilical cord is cut during a indicate of birth is a defining impulse in everyone’s life. It does not usually symbol your entrance into this world, though it also signifies some form of autonomy – call it a ‘you are now on your own’ moment.
From that juncture, a theatre is set for life to begin. The family we are innate into, a people we meet, a places we visit, a romantic encounters and a sourroundings we are nurtured in, collectively figure who we become.
Kyei Mensah beautifully tells a romantic transition from birth into adulthood with importance on a outcome of society’s expectations of us.
But a doubt of row was: Is who we are today, what we would have wanted to be but amicable expectations, pressures and conventions?
THE BEAUTY OF MINIMALISM TOOK CENTRE STAGE
As a photographer who is a minimalist by inlet and nurture, a thesis photographs were justly in black and white – abandoned of any distractions and vanity.
With many contemporary photography currently display high mania for colour and retouching, Immanuel set itself detached by displaying clever black and white photographs on self-discovery, regulating a tellurian physique and romantic expressions as a car of a message.
Guest make their print preference during a Keepsake Table
THE RENOWNED GLOBAL PERSONALITIES THAT PASSED THROUGH
Immanuel saw a cross-section of artistic art enthusiasts from Ghana and different important personalities from other tools of a world.
The prolonged list includes: Mrs. Dzigbordi K. Dosoo, owner of Allure Africa Group; Spencer Smith, three-time universe triathlon champion and mythological coach; Bob Dunn, eminent British online trade expert, Bob Dunn, Mark Davies, sequence tech businessman and owner of Busy and Esoko; Erana Stennett and Aguil Deng of a Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa, among others.
HEAVEN AND HELL CO-HABITED IN ONE ROOM FOR FIVE NIGHTS
Can we suppose how a singular room can enclose sky and earth side-by-side? Call it a feel of glow and ice.
Two iconic portraits that drew measureless regard from visitors during a muster were graphic images taken during night: one of a blazing brush trail in Gambaga and a other display beachfront palm trees underneath a gawk of a soaring white light and watchman.
The sundry nonetheless repeated interpretations of a images by visitors highlighted a low contrariety between a dual worlds of dark and light.
Photographer – Kwasi Kyei Mensah
PEOPLE FELL IN LOVE WITH THE INSTAGRAM-LIKE SQUARE PHOTOS AT THE KEEPSAKE TABLE
For many of a people that came to a exhibition, they indispensable to go home with a detailed sign of this experience. Luckily, a Keepsake Table was seated in a centre of a muster gymnasium only for that.
Kyei Mensah delicately comparison 18 photos of people and places with definition from his Instagram set.
The squared postcard-like photos were accessible for sale and a photos of landscapes and sceneries run out by Saturday night. At least, roughly each caller got a possibility to possess a print that will offer as a commemoration of Immanuel.
As a fate sealed on Saturday night, visitors make a bid for roughly each mural that was displayed during a exhibition, indicating to a clever intensity photography exhibitions binds for Ghana’s art industry.