A modern country tied to its traditions. Gabriele Cecconi photographic report illustrates the economic development of Ghana and the vitality of some of its historical sectors, from cocoa to textiles.
Construction sites in Accra
To the looms
Kumasi textile center
Remnants and colors
The Akosombo dam
Container in the port of Tema, Ghana
Art installation in Accra: Chocolate for Ghana
Good Morning Ghana
The photographer: Gabriele Cecconi
Gabriele Cecconi is a documentary photographer who focuses on social, political and environmental issues. His work has been published in national and international journals. The project entitled “The Wretched and the Earth” has been exhibited around the world, garnering numerous international awards, including the Ethical Photography Award, POY, PX3 Photographer of the Year, and the Grand Prix Stenin. Cecconi traveled to Ghana to illustrate the facets of an emerging economy. His work describes a dynamic country that is developing strongly, with a growing role played by oil & gas in economic development and a political class determined to strengthen the other growth drivers as well.
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