1-31 Aug 2006. The Foundation for Contemporary Art Ghana (FCA) is promoting three exhibitions of work by Ghanaian artists in Accra over August. The first is an exhibition of painting and sculpture by Robert Aryeetey and Edisson Agbeko at the Novotel Hotel (1-31 Aug, 08.30-21.00); the second is an exhibition of painting and sculpture by Joseph Kola and Boateng at the Golden Tulip Hotel (1-31 Aug, 08.00-21.00); and the third is an exhibition of painting and ceramics by the Sirigu Women's Organisation for Pottery and Art (SWOPA) at the Ghana National Museum (8-21 Aug, 08.30-17.30). Founded by a group of 22 Ghanaian and foreign artists, FCA aims to provide a forum for the development and promotion of contemporary art in the country. The foundation is also involved in social projects, including the national campaign to eradicate stigma against people living with HIV/AIDS. SWOPA is an association of women living in Sirigu village in Ghanas Upper East region who aim to preserve the local culture of pottery, wall designs, basket-weaving and mat-sewing, earning money to supplement the subsistence farming activities in the community. The association has a website at www.swopa.org/swopa.htm
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Art exhibitions in Accra.
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