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Tanoa Sasraku

Born in 1995, Plymouth, United Kingdom

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom

Overview

With a practice that moves freely between filmmaking, drawing and textiles, Tanoa Sasraku does work that engages directly with her cultural identity and familial history. A hallmark of the artist’s practice is her appliquéd newsprint flags, which are frayed and layered over one another. Inspired by her paternal ancestors’ fabrication of war flags in resistance to British colonial rule in coastal Ghana, Sasraku creates these pieces to stitch together her identity and make sense of the past. As a ...Read more