A R A B A   A N K U M A


Araba Ankuma is a Ghanaian-American creative director and visual storyteller currently based in Brooklyn, NYC. As an artist working internationally, she seeks to draw cross-cultural connections between humans worldwide by illuminating their invisible narratives.


In January 2017, Ankuma established ASA Productions, LLC., dedicated to the promotion and production of visual content by artists of color. Since its conception, ASA has expanded to service visual content curation and design needs for brands and small businesses building out their virtual identity.




info@arabaankuma.com






TALKS + LECTURES
“Get Bodied: Recapturing the Body Image”, "Rise and Run" TEDxPenn Conference, Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, USA, 2017
"Invisible. Invincible”, TEDxPenn Launch Event, Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA), Philadelphia, USA, 2016

EXHIBITIONS
c.f. film studios presents: introduction; Space Place Gallery, Nizhny Tagil, Russi, 2018
Patricia & Howard Silverstein 2017 Havana Studio Abroad, Charles Addams Gallery, Philadelphia, USA 2017
Visual Studies Senior Thesis Exhibition, Fox Gallery, Philadelphia, US, 2017
Chi Boys, YO:U, Chicago, USA, 2017
HUMAN: Projections of Intersectionality, Philomathean Society, Philadelphia, USA, 2016

PUBLICATIONS + PUBLISHED WORKS
send nudes.: VOLUME V October 2020. Print
Reframing the Future photographic print sale, fundraising initiative, 2020.
send nudes: VOLUME IV November, 2017. Print
send nudes: VOLUME I May, 2017. Print
Off Kilter Magazine, “Barry Farms” photo essay, Issue 004: A New Era, December 2019

AWARDS
The Patricia & Howard Silverstein Photography Studio Abroad Grant, 2017
The Marian Anderson Award for Outstanding Artistic Achievement, 2017
Seltzer Family Digital Media Grant, 2016


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