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The Ju-Ju Magic of the Miners of Afosu
July 26, 2012 9:25 PM   Subscribe

The Ju-Ju Magic of the Miners of Afosu. Photos and paintings from Ghana by Ben Zawalich.
posted by homunculus (2 comments total) 8 users marked this as a favorite

 
Works from Ghana and other West African countries are being exhibited at various venues around Manchester (UK) if you're in the area:
Guardian review

Back to the post - the photos of mining are fascinating: walking around the old post-industrial landscape of places like Cornwall in England you see similar holes in the ground, probably made using similar technology and with similar levels of danger to the miners.
posted by alasdair at 4:33 AM on July 27, 2012


Benjamin Zawalich is a gifted artist.

Thanks for this link.
posted by mule98J at 11:02 AM on July 27, 2012 [1 favorite]


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