The YGA Conversations will host Theresah Ankomah. Theresah Ankomah is an artist who lives and works in Accra, Ghana. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Art and a Master of Fine Art Degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi-Ghana. In 2017, she won the first runner up prize of the Kuenyehia Prize for Contemporary Art. Ankomah’s artistic practice is expressed through performative installation. She has been working with kenaf woven baskets, strings, ropes, raffia, and royal palm leaves as her principal material to explore the intricacies of ‘weaving’ through the complexities of art historical ‘craft’ as well as trade, geopolitics, gender, and capitalism.