Drexciya

Drexciya

Directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu • 2010 • Ghana

Akosua Adoma Owusu draws on the Afrofuturist legends propagated by the underground Detroit-based band Drexciya—about a mythical underwater subcontinent populated by the unborn children of African women thrown overboard during the Transatlantic slave trade—for her portrait of a once-grand, now abandoned public swimming facility in Accra, Ghana.

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Drexciya
  • Drexciya

    Directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu • 2010 • Ghana

    Akosua Adoma Owusu draws on the Afrofuturist legends propagated by the underground Detroit-based band Drexciya—about a mythical underwater subcontinent populated by the unborn children of African women thrown overboard during the Transatlantic slave ...