Going Out in Style: The Folk Art of Fantasy Coffins

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Date/Time:Monday, 15 Sep 2014 at 8:00 pm
Location:Great Hall, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
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Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
Categories:Diversity Lectures Student activities
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Eric Adjetey Anang is Ghana's leading fantasy coffin artist and the grandson of Seth Kane Kwei, who helped found the folk art tradition.

Eric Adjetey Anang will be an artist-in-residence in Iowa State University's Integrated Studio Arts Department, Sept. 15-19. He will demonstrate his traditional woodworking processes while creating a fantasy coffin unique to Iowa. He will work on the lower level patio behind the Design Building during the mornings: 8-11 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and 9:30-11 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. The demonstrations are open to the public.