KayMad is a rapper and creative artiste at dZZZdope, Inc. who wrote and recorded “Bougainvillea”, a neo-soul tape. According to him, ”Bougainvillea’ expresses my thoughts on life, psycho social pressure, Afro-socialization, depression and suicide: which has a period of time, developed into a bigger body of work to be exhibited this month. The project covers very sensitive topics and features a number of writers and content creators from Ghana and a feature by South African painter, Yolanda “Yodaart” Mazwana”.
In its entirety, Bougainvillea will feature a “five-song tape”, over 25 frames of Writings, paintings, photo sets and a big installation by myself.
Overview of Project
“Bougainvillea”, is an art installation and exhibition by Justice “KayMad” Biney of dZZZdope, Inc. The installation features 20+ framed pieces, 10+ paintings and 2 installations. The exhibition will be headlined by the “Flower Talk”, a three day session that will run from 3-5 PM at the Garden Madiba (African Ark) in Dawhenya.
The gallery will open at 9 A.M on the 13th of December, and would host the exhibition and talk sessions and will close on the 15th of December. As curated by dZZZdope and Garden Madiba, the exhibition will feature writings and paintings by Calvin Ayivie, Otema Yirenkyi, Norvi Esther, Jeffery Agyemang, Fafanyo, Abubakar Lykay, Yolanda Mazwana, Ella Woode and a host of writers and content creators across the continent.
Goals of Project
i. The installations and art pieces should be able to revive energies and create an environment for deeper thinking and self-evaluation as well as resounding assurance for the youth.
ii. To assist individuals facing psychosocial pressure and to suppress suicidal thoughts and create a positive impression about journeys.
The exhibition will follow time allocations strictly on set dates. Visitors are allowed to watch, interpret and share across all Social Media but touching, physical altering or removal of any installation or art piece is prohibited.
All Talk Sessions begin at 3PM to 5PM on all days. The entrance toll will be communicated via crew and media representatives across all Social Media.
DAY 1 (13th December, 2017)
“We have come to inspire, to push a generation of geniuses into solutions way sober, to enlighten mankind and to embrace love” – KayMad
Opening Days ans Set
The exhibition will open at 12 P.M. on the 13th of December
Opening Brief + Flower Talk
The opening address and first Flower Talk session will start at 3 P.M. followed by the first performance of the BOUGAINVILLEA TAPE and interpretive conversations.
DAY 2 (14th December, 2017)
The exhibition will resume at 9 A.M. for visitors. The Flower Talk (Soul House Edition) will follow through at 3P.M with another performance of the ‘’Bougainvillea Tape’’. (Sales will be open for buyers to place orders)
DAY 3 (15th December, 2017)
The exhibition opens for sales of ordered prints and Auction Sale of “Dear 5 – 21,” starting at 3,500 Ghana Cedis. The Flower Talk will feature other speakers sharing their personal stories and guidance trails to assist other travelers.
The DJ Set starts from 10 P.M. on Friday, the 15th.
The Garden is situated on the right side of the Tema – Aflao (on the left from Aflao -Tema), a few meters before the Dawhenya Entrance Bridge.
Please use the name “Terrazzo” for public commuting to the Garden.