A conversation with photographic artist Eric Gyamfi

JUST-LIKE-US (Courtesy-of Eric Gyamfi)

As far as inspirational discoveries go, one of my most recent happened where most great ones do. On Instagram. A trip to Accra had me trawling through my feed to see a multitude of artistic happenings in the growing cultural pulse point. It was there that I came across a striking monochrome image of a male form abstracted by the lazy haze of an equatorial sunbeam. This was a work by Eric Gyamfi, and the real discovery was that I was a little late to this particular party…

This conversation between Tega Okiti and Eric Gyamfi delves into his latest projects, as well as the real and virtual worlds of Ghana’s queer communities.