Ghana’s king of body painting seeks to colour world

PATRICK NELEE, BIRD

SEARCH his name on the web and the astounding collection of his works being displayed in traditional art galleries is an indication that Mawuli Awuku’s strategy to get his art “out there” has certainly paid off. His YouTube channel confirms it. With more than 100,000 subscribers and regular viral videos with over a million views, the channel just keeps growing.

“In relation to the body of work I produce, in terms of performance which I personally produce and emphasize in films, it (Youtube) was the perfect place to showcase my crafts, due to its large audience”, Awuku explained, of his choice to go with the video platform. Read more…

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