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Carnegie Int’l
57th ed., 2018

Carnegie Museum of Art
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Tam O’ Shanter Drawing Session: Ghosts

03 Apr 2017

[No. 9] Drawing and writing otherworldly journeys through Amos Tutuola’s My Life in the Bush of Ghosts

Conducted by Emmanuel Iduma, Travelogue writer for Carnegie Int’l, in collaboration with literary artist Yona Harvey at the Children’s Studio, Carnegie Museum of Art

Presenter Emmanuel Iduma speaks to participants seated around tables in the Childrens Studio

Presenter Emmanuel Iduma reading from My Life In the Bush of Ghosts in the Childrens Studio

Participants reading photocopied excerpts of the book My Life in the Bush of Ghosts

Close up of a participant drawing at table, Childrens Studio

Close up of a participant drawing a colorful landscape

Close up of a hand drawing a colorful picture of ghosts

Participant drawing a landscape with a straw hut

Presenter Yona Harvey looks over drawings by participants

Participant points to a drawing held up by another person

Participant holds up a drawing of a ghost on a tree with the words “Bad Juju” written on its chest

Participant's drawing of colorful serpents and insects with the caption “The Smelling Ghost”.