visual arts and culture of Ghana

Mr Kofi Setordji

Kofi is an internationally renowned sculptor and artist and has been practising for over 20 years. His art focuses on genocide, and he has previously created a monument to the people who lost their lives. He is still travelling the world over 10 years after this famous piece was created. You can learn more about this work here.

Kofi runs Arthaus, a global residency for practicing artists, and mentors creative people in Ghana.

On the 15th October 2008, Kofi was the first African to receive the Rockefeller Foundation Creative Arts Fellowship.

Mr Kofi Setordji