Sankofa Adinkra symbol drawn by artist Ablade Glover

Ablade Glover, Hans Ulrich Obrist2015-07-31



Abade Glover's contribution to the 'Protest against the disappearance of handwriting' project by Hans Ulrich Obrist on Instagram. Sankofa is an Adinkra symbol. In the early part of his career as a university educator in Ghana, Glover created three charts documenting Adinkra symbols motivated “because it was difficult to get teaching materials, particularly in the local setting, to expose students to local symbolism” he states.


  • Title: Sankofa Adinkra symbol drawn by artist Ablade Glover
  • Creator: Ablade Glover, Hans Ulrich Obrist
  • Date Created: 2015-07-31
  • Location: Accra, Ghana
  • Subject Keywords: Protest against the disappearance of handwriting, 89plus Accra, Pioneer, Adinkra symbol
  • Type: Drawing
  • Publisher: 89plus
  • Medium: Ink on paper
  • Place of Birth: Accra, Ghana
  • Date of Birth: 1934
  • Artist Name: Ablade Glover

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