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Graffiti Street Art Takes Centre Stage on AU Day

MohArt-620x620The Creative Arts Industry in Ghana is gradually seeing diversity. Aside music and movie production, young budding talents are emerging in the fine arts sector putting more focus on Graffiti Street Art.

To acknowledge the geniuses and struggles that led to the discovery of the African identity, MohArt and Wetwater Studio are having a graffiti art painting at the entrance of the Osu Mall on Africa Union Day, May 25 2015.

Dubbed the Africa Day Live Graffiti & Mural Painting, the Osu Oxford Street will come alive with street art inspired by South African anti-apartheid revolutionary leader, Nelson Mandela.

The facilitator of this art attack, multi-talented and award-winning artist Mohammed Awudu, says he chose to undertake this project because he believes in telling stories of great men through art for the youth to aspire to appreciable levels of success.

grafittiMohammed Awudu, popularly known as Moh, has painted many graffiti murals with the most recent being that of Kwame Nkrumah to commemorate Ghana’s 58th Independence Day at the Kanda Highway in Accra.

Moh has also featured in international art projects including Amatthan Art Workshop in Lagos, Tabom Graffiti Project, Nima for Peace project, Imagine Accra, Tales of Two Cities, ChaleWote Street Art Festival, Samsung Note Live Portrait Artist among others.

As the founder of the Ghana Association of Graffiti and Mural Fine Artists, Moh, with the help of friends, promises to bring excitement and expert display of artistic talent at the Osu Mall on AU Day.

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