Adjoa Armah

Local Expert

Area: Ghana

Adjoa specialises in cultural research with a focus on the diaspora of youth cultures in West Africa.

Adopting ‘lens-based’ and journalism approaches to research, Adjoa has developed her practice in Design Anthropology. Her interests in the fashion, arts and technology of youth cultures in West Africa led to her current research in the Photographic Practices of Ghana.

Adjoa has gained a BA qualification in Fashion Design, an MA in Material, Anthropology and Design and Technology, and has embarked upon a PhD in Curating Contemporary Art at the Royal College of Art. She has lived in Ghana, London, Stockholm and New York City and is based currently in Ghana and the UK. She speaks English, Twi and Fanti.