Tag Archives: africa

“All Art IS Advertising”

2 Mar

“Interesting. . .” I muttered aloud as I step back from the giant paint-splatter canvas to get a better view.  Twisting my head this way and that, I fruitlessly try to draw meaning from the abstract piece–as though viewing it from a certain angle will make the real message of the painting magically appear. Continue reading

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Throwback: (Delusions of) Happily Ever After

7 Oct

I found this on my computer today.

I had written it immediately after Ghana was eliminated from its bid for the World Cup.  I simply didn’t have the heart to finish it then.

The world was still sore.

Months later, the sting is less biting.  For me, anyway.  Continue reading