This seminal series is now available as print multiples in size 60 cm x 40 cm in edition of 175. Print C-Type, Stamped and authenticated.
De Money- Ghana Gold was created in 2009. A number of of the 120 x 80 in edition of 5 and 175cm x 120 cm in edition of 1 for the Contemporary Art market have sold out.
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The digging of Ghana gold is known locally as Galamsey. The project is a visual story of the Galamsey youth who dig the soil for gold at an illegal gold mining site in Obuasi, Ghana.
The artisanal gold mining activities in Ghana is on the increase as thousands of jobless youths and entire families engage in Galamsey defying the dangers it poses to their health and at the same time causing serious environmental damage.
"The money is this soil we are digging and the final gold extract is called De Money." Galmesley worker
This series was shown at the 6th Bienniale de Curitiba, Brazil, and work form the series is in the collection of the Smithsonian, ADF collection, France, numerous prival collections. Editions have sold out in the edition of 5.
George Osodi's work is in the collections of major museums and private collections around the world, including EMST Greak National Museum, ADF collection France, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, the Martin Marguiles collection,The Smithsonian, and The Newark Museum.