“MARRIED BUT AVAILABLE”EXHIBITION- GHANAIAN BARBERSHOP AND BEAUTY SALON SIGNS
A lecturer at Ashesi University of the Department of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Joseph Oduro-Frimpong is organizing an interesting exhibition at the Alliance Française Exhibition Hall, Accra on Friday 31st July, 2015 from 9am to 9pm.
The exhibition which is dubbed “Married but Available” exhibition is one that celebrates hand painted barbershop and beauty salon signs. The visual landscape of Ghanaian barbershop and beauty salon signs reveals a radical shift in terms of how a vast majority of the signs are now digitally produced.
His previous works includes “Ghanaian Hand-Painted Movie Posters” in 2014 and “Disclaimer: This Cartoon is a Satire” in February 2015. This time around, he seeks to celebrate an era in Ghana’s visual cultural history where barbershop and beauty salon signs were entirely hand painted. He calls this one “Married but Available”
The exhibition which will run from 31st July to 2nd September from 9am to 9pm and each day will begin with a launch and cocktail.
Come and experience an artistic talent, wacky titles and handsome/beautiful hairstyles and faces.
Admission is free for everyone!!!
STORY BY: NTEWUSU PHILOMINA LISA
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