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The Spirited Mosaics of Ghana

© Lillian Sizemore

“Spirits and Folklore of Ghana”

A community mosaic project in partnership with Cross Cultural Collaborative, Inc. in Nungua, Ghana West Africa, July 2004. Facilitated by Laurel True lead artist, with Lillian Sizemore & Anna Webb, and community members of Nungua, Ghana. Dimensions: 22 feet wide x 6.5 feet high (143 sq. feet), Ceramic tile, mirror, pebbles, seashells, glass, and mixed media. The mural imagery depicts local myth, folklore, traditional spirits and their stories. The artists collected stories from local residents and translated the stories into a drawing that would be the basis for the mural.

Nungua, Ghana, July 2004