Ghanaian artist designs COVID-19 art with eggshells, waste fabric & local mat

Ghanaian artist designs COVID-19 art with eggshells, waste fabric & local mat

- Ghanaian artist called Lanto Kwame Azasime has come up with a breathtaking COVID-19 themed work to help stop the spread of the coronavirus

- According to him, it was his way of responding to the global call by the UN for artists to spread awareness about COVID-19 with their works

- Lanto Kwame Azasime created an artwork that preaches social distancing with local materials such as eggshells, waste fabric and local mat

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A young Ghanaian artist known as Lanto Kwame Azasime who is known for his unique ability to use discarded eggshells for his artworks has made a rather creative COVID-19 artwork.

In a post sighted by YEN.com.gh on the personal Facebook handle of the young artist, he mentions that the stunning artwork was done with eggshells, local traditional mat and waste fabric.

According to Lanto Azasime, he made the artwork in line with a call made by the United Nations for creatives all over the world to use their art in helping stop the spread of COVID-19.

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Lanto Kwame Azasime's COVID-19 artwork shows a lady rejecting a hug from a gentleman, in line with the social distancing protocols.

The young artist is a Bachelor of Technology Degree student at the Takoradi Technical University in Ghana studying Animation.

Lanto has qualifications in Painting from the same university. He is unique and versatile in pencil, abstract, landscape, portrait drawings and digital paintings.

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In 2018, the young Ghanaian artist received an award in Nigeria for using creative arts and paintings to preserve the good image of Africa at the Ghana-Nigeria achievers awards.

In another report, a 56-year-old Ghanaian cobbler called Opani Sarfo who could not endure the lockdown exercise because of extreme hunger broke down in tears on camera after receiving a gift of GHC1,000.

The father of five children was blessed with the gift by individuals in Virginia, USA, under the auspices of the Crime Check Foundation under the leadership of Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng.

Opani Sarfo was spotted in his cobbler shop which was in violation of the lockdown exercise put in place by President Nana Akufo-Addo to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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