The Guardian

The big picture: a joyful expression of Ghanaian culture - Derrick Ofosu Boateng

"Derrick Ofosu Boateng’s vibrant portraits grew out of a love of traditional and vintage clothing.


The young Ghanaian photographer Derrick Ofosu Boateng weaves many of the associations of that history into his photographs. The man in this picture wears a kente that was part of a recent exhibition at the Amba Gallery in Accra. The background colours borrow the joy of that robe. On his Instagram feed, Boateng comments that: “This smile makes life more beautiful. Glad to share this smile with the world.”


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10 May 2023