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The art of Paa Joe bucks any art historical or theoretical pigeonholing...

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The art of Paa Joe bucks any art historical or theoretical pigeonholing. Being deeply rooted in the Ghanaian tradition of celebrating death not as the end of life but rather its transition from a physical into a spiritual state, the artist creates joyful and humorous coffins, drawing inspiration from consumer culture, nature and everyday life.

Combining precision local craftmanship with worldy …

The art of Paa Joe bucks any art historical or theoretical pigeonholing. Being deeply rooted in the Ghanaian tradition of celebrating death not as the end of life but rather its transition from a physical into a spiritual state, the artist creates joyful and humorous coffins, drawing inspiration from consumer culture, nature and everyday life.

Combining precision local craftmanship with worldy knowledge, Paa Joe approaches the heritage of his country from an inside-yet-outside view. In A way to Go, Coffins shaped like luxury fashion suitcases, stacks of Western currencies or technical gadgets …

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8 Rue Charlot
Paris, FR
Tue – Sat 11am – 7pm