Magnificent and regal, a woman performs the Adowa dance during an Ashanti durbar. Her role is known as Adowahemma, and she leads the dance by mimicking the grace of an antelope's movements. Only women perform this dance, yet men may play traditional instruments. Lyrics praise Akan culture and history and are sung by the audience. Nii Dodoo portrays her cloaked in kente cloth in a setting of surreal artistry.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.