A few days after I attended the première of Blitz Bazawule’s new film, “The Burial of Kojo” at Silverbird Cinemas, West Hills Mall, a couple of people who had also seen it brought it up in conversation with me. One called the movie “Okay; not amazing,” and I was astounded. Another remarked that although he’d… Continue reading My Thoughts: The Burial of Kojo
When I first conceived the idea for this post, I wanted to title it, “Artists in Ghana be doing too much” or something of the sort. As life sped on relentlessly, procrastination grabbed me in a chokehold, and I continued to think about this post while never actually getting around to writing it, I realized… Continue reading Burdens of (Art) Activism
I’m trying not to have to spam my main blog every week with announcements of episode releases but… Please listen to my podcast. Please. 🙂
I hope you’ve been enjoying the Green Green Grasses podcast so far. There are a few episodes out already and they’ll keep coming out every Wednesday until 12th December, so I hope you stick with it until the end.
This is just a brief announcement that the GGG podcast is also available on Apple Podcasts, and the links to individual episodes are on the GGG Episode List page. If you prefer listening to podcasts on this platform as opposed to SoundCloud, I’m happy to cater to you!
Find the podcast via this link: Green Green Grasses by MoonSpider on Apple Podcasts.
If this is your preferred platform, and maybe even if it isn’t, please subscribe and give the podcast a good rating if you like it! This will help other people to find it, which will be really helpful in getting the project to a…
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In my opinion, re-writing our history, especially as Africans, is at least as important as documenting our present. And yes, I am indeed advocating for re-writing, as opposed to just learning or passing down already-documented history. Because history is always getting re-written anyway, so we might as well be the ones re-assuming control of the… Continue reading These Bones Will Rise Again: African women (re)writing ourselves into history
Hello there! Yesterday was Green Green Grasses' debut day! New episodes will be out every Wednesday evening until all eight episodes are done. This post is more for the benefit of people who follow my WordPress and not my social media. So here you go: Episode 1: Why The Spider Uses Its Web to Catch Food… Continue reading GGG Episode 1 is Live!
I should have written this blog post long ago. Instead, here I am, announcing a project on the day it launches. Because, you know, life. Anyway. Do you remember Kuukua Annan from the OTC short story series? Because I remember being asked why Kuukua's cousin, Ntiwaa, always had to be in every story somehow. Well, for all… Continue reading Announcing OTC: GREEN GREEN GRASSES
“How is school?” Well, school is a colonial institution designed to promote elitism within every sphere of the world that academia penetrates and produce a caliber of humans that promote the institutional hegemony while being made to believe they’re revolutionary… or otherwise keeping them too busy with “knowledge” production and consumption for them to do… Continue reading SA Journal 6: The Academic Part (Finally)