music makes the pain fade
2019 - Accra, Ghana
Giclée on Hahnemuhle Paper
Suggested framing: dark wood, full bleed
Derrick's photography of everyday life bursts with joy, energy, and the colors of Ghanian life. His miniature narratives are inspired by street scenes, and showcase the people, objects, and surroundings that inspire him. Adding a vibrant, Afropop dubbed palette of colors, Derrick’s work has amassed a following and praise from all around the world; This artwork is used by iconic rapper Common, for the cover of his newly released album.
Read more about his use of colors, his biggest inspiration, and the collector of his dreams.