Accra's Chale Wote Street Art Festival - Where Walking is Crucial
Chale Wote is a festival that has, at the end of every August for the past eight years, taken over James Town suburb. Walking, by way of chiefs' processions, priests' meditative movement through specific sites, and personal expressions of creativity and fashion is how the varous art forms are appreciated. This surge of movement reflects the Ga words "chale wote" which mean "friend, let's go", writes Ruth Simbao for The Conversation.
The Conversation Africa, 20 September 2018
For the past eight years at the end of every August the James Town suburb of Ghana's capital Accra has been taken over by the Chale Wote street art festival. During the festival,… Read more »