In January, the work of two TDF artists took centre stage at the opening ceremony of The African Cup of Nations – the continent’s biggest football festival – infusing the biennial sporting event with a sprinkling of cultural storytelling.
Infusing their work with national symbolism, including cocoa beans, coffee seeds and the Akwaba motif meaning ‘to welcome’, our artists invited the world to step foot inside Ivory Coast’s story, while the creation of a contemporary graphic fresco gave way to a celebration of its days to come.
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