A shop assistant at the Sick-Hagemeyer store
Employed by Sick-Hagemeyer to install the first Agfa-Gevaert colour developing laboratory in Ghana, James Barnor defies climatic constraints and techniques. During this period, he didn’t work as a portraitist, but still seized the occasional opportunity to prove his technique worked.
Image rights: The artist
2017, Rencontres Africaines de la Photographie, Bamako, District de la capitale Bamako, Mali, La vie selon James Barnor.
About James Barnor
Ghanaian, b. 1929, Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana, based in London, United Kingdom