the joy it brings
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 Ghananian life. His miniature narratives are inspired by street scenes, and showcase the people, objects, and surroundings that inspire him. Adding on a vibrant, Afropop dubbed palette of colors, Derrick’s work has amassed a following and praise from all around the world; including US rap icon Common, who commissioned Derrick for the artworks of his newly released album.
Read more about his use of colors, his biggest inspiration, and the collector of his dreams.