Ibrahim Mahama - Civil Occupation, 2014 - Copyright Ellis King Gallery

Ibrahim Mahama

Ghana 1987

Installation, Sculpture, Conceptual Art

Ibrahim Mahama
Ibrahim Mahama
August 26, 2013
Bojan is an author for Widewalls. He is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Belgrade, majoring in English studies. He is particularly interested in English linguistics and culture. Bojan is also interested in Photography and Digital Art.

Ibrahim Mahama is a Ghanaian artist, best known for his use of jute sacks, cloth bags once used to carry cocoa and now employed as vessels for coal. Mahama’s immersive installations, which are installed in both art spaces and public markets, draw attention to the global transportation of goods across borders. He lives and works in Ghana.