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"Like the plane, we can go anywhere"


The first airplane flew over the coastal shores of Ghana (then Gold Coast) around 1928 after WW1.


Technology innovations introduced by the British authorities during the first quarter of the 20th century were quickly absorbed into the Asafo allegories and traditions.

They were used to express power and knowledge over rivals.


Made by renowned artist Baba Issaka at the Swedru workshop.


m. 2023 


Watch the film here

The Plane

  • 140 x 100 cm

  • Most damage to textiles is age-related and over time they may discolor, fade, darken, and deteriorate causing splits and losses to the material.

    We work with an independent conservator based in London who mounts our flags on a custom-made stretcher. 


    Contact us for more information. 

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