Frederick Bamfo

Frederick Bamfo lives and works between Kumasi, Obuasi and Cape Coast, Ghana where he is redefining modern art, architectural landscape, and textiles through his multidisciplinary art forms. Bamfo is a PhD candidate in Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana where he obtained his Master of Fine Art in 2014 and his Bachelor of Fine Art in 2010. He also studied Fashion Design and Textiles from Kumasi Technical University, Kumasi. His work has been exhibited in countries such as Ghana, South Africa, Ethiopia, Argentina, Macedonia, Romania, Spain, Germany, Italy, China, and the United States. He has won numerous awards and plaudits for his academic and creative works including the prestigious AAmA Award for the Cultural Ecology Contribution in Hangzhou, China, 2021. Bamfo was one of the 2022 BlueCanvas Studios AIR residency laureates. His work questions issues around spatiality, material history, constructed sociocultural hierarchies, borders, migration and geopolitics of the 21st century globalisation climate.

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