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With over 100 successful exhibitions and festivals to his name, Mohammed Awudu popularly known as Moh Awudu is a contemporary versatile fine artist born and raised in Nima, a suburb of Accra, Ghana.

He focuses on the sensual nature of art, aiming to influence positive behaviors through the use of mural, graffiti and traditional paintings.

Some of these paintings located in strategic places in Accra are used to raise awareness on issues such as child labour, education, child trafficking, sanitation, teenage pregnancy among other social vices. They are also intended to give hope to those affected.

Participations/Exhibitions

Some of these include Art in the Garden Accra (2001), Nima For Peace Project (2012), Tabom Graffiti Project, (2012 Brazil House, Accra), Celebrating the convergence of Art and History: The story of Ghana @57 (2017), Tema Art and Fashion Festival (2015), The Unity of Africa is Paramount project (2015), Peace Splash (2012), Accra HipHop Week (2014 / 2015 /2016) at Alliance Franciase in Accra, Sabolai Radio festival, U r 4africa -Lagos (2014/ 2015), Chale Wote Street Art Festival (2011- 2020 ), Afrochella (2017/.2020 ) Sanna festival South Australia {2020) culture passages Paris (2019) Casamouja (Casablanca) ( 2019 )

Collaborations

Moh Awudu has also collaborated with some renowned mural artists such Alexandre Keto (Brazil), Breeze Yoko (South Africa), Marko Clement (France), Yann Lazoo (France), Da Cruz (France), Fábio Binho Cerqueira (Brazil), Tioch Fuckcity (Brazil), David Harlen (Germany), Neequaye Dreph Dsane (United Kingdom), Abraham Osorio (El Salvador), James Shields (USA) and Osa Okunkpolor (Nigeria) to bring to life art pieces that represents the world of dreams and colours. He has also done similar projects with local artists such as Nicolas Wayo, Setordzi Kofi, Bright Ackwerh, and Ian Kwakye. He has also done projects with Lincoln Community School, United Kingdom Embassy in Accra, the School of Technology and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA).

Nowadays, Moh Awudu speaks with street artists around the world and is working to revitalize dilapidated areas around the Ghanaian capital city. An invitation emerged from those conversations to participate at the International Graffiti Biennial in 2018 that takes place in São Paulo and reunites around 80 international artists.

He speaks about how that experience went to ATLANTICO and where his inspiration comes from for painting and what he is planning to do in the future.

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