If I Ever Forget
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - 2016
A project by
.kojo Adumatta

feat.

Nana D′Artist (Poet)
Isaba Kingdom
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Isaba Kingdom (Nigeria)″ 2016 Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Isaba Kingdom (Nigeria)″ 2016
.kojo Adumatta
″Adinkra Chief Isaba Kingdom (Nigeria)″ 2016
Acrylic on wood, nail in acrylic glass, aluminium with coloured film
50,7 x 40 x 6,5 (cm) - 19,96 x 15,75 x 2,56 (in)
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Isaba Kingdom (Nigeria)″ 2016
If I ever forget, remind me that I′m a King

If I ever forget, remind me that I′m a Queen
Abomey Kingdom
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Abomey Dynasty (Benin)″ 2016 Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Abomey Dynasty (Benin)″ 2016
.kojo Adumatta
″Adinkra Chief Abomey Dynasty (Benin)″ 2016
Acrylic on wood, nail in acrylic glass, aluminium with coloured film
50,7 x 40 x 6,5 (cm) - 19,96 x 15,75 x 2,56 (in)
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Abomey Dynasty (Benin)″ 2016
Remind me that I am groomed

In more than just my spoken tongue
Kingdom of Bana
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta  - ″Adinkra Chief Kingdom of Bana (Cameroon)″ 2016 Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta  - ″Adinkra Chief Kingdom of Bana (Cameroon)″ 2016
.kojo Adumatta
″Adinkra Chief Kingdom of Bana (Cameroon)″ 2016
Acrylic on wood, nail in acrylic glass, aluminium with coloured film
50,7 x 40 x 6,5 (cm) - 19,96 x 15,75 x 2,56 (in)
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta  - ″Adinkra Chief Kingdom of Bana (Cameroon)″ 2016
Long before I could even speak

I had signs and symbols

To share my thoughts and pass on wisdom
Zulu Kingdom
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Zulu Kingdom (South Africa)″ 2016 Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Zulu Kingdom (South Africa)″ 2016
.kojo Adumatta
″Adinkra Chief Zulu Kingdom (South Africa)″ 2016
Acrylic on wood, nail in acrylic glass, aluminium with coloured film
50,7 x 40 x 6,5 (cm) - 19,96 x 15,75 x 2,56 (in)
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Zulu Kingdom (South Africa)″ 2016
Remind me that I can be in touch

With my ancestors through messages
Kingdom of Rwanda
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Kingdom of Rwanda (Rwanda)″ 2016 Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Kingdom of Rwanda (Rwanda)″ 2016
.kojo Adumatta
″Adinkra Chief Kingdom of Rwanda (Rwanda)″ 2016
Acrylic on wood, nail in acrylic glass, aluminium with coloured film
50,7 x 40 x 6,5 (cm) - 19,96 x 15,75 x 2,56 (in)
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Kingdom of Rwanda (Rwanda)″ 2016
Impregnated on the walls of temples

In ancient Egyptian Dynasties and Kingdoms
Ashanti Kingdom
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Ashanti Kingdom (Ghana)″ 2016 Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Ashanti Kingdom (Ghana)″ 2016
.kojo Adumatta
″Adinkra Chief Ashanti Kingdom (Ghana)″ 2016
Acrylic on wood, nail in acrylic glass, aluminium with coloured film
50,7 x 40 x 6,5 (cm) - 19,96 x 15,75 x 2,56 (in)
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Ashanti Kingdom (Ghana)″ 2016
If I ever lose my way, take me back home

- Sankofa -
Tooro Kingdom
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Tooro Kingdom (Uganda)″ 2016 Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Tooro Kingdom (Uganda)″ 2016
.kojo Adumatta
″Adinkra Chief Tooro Kingdom (Uganda)″ 2016
Acrylic on wood, nail in acrylic glass, aluminium with coloured film
50,7 x 40 x 6,5 (cm) - 19,96 x 15,75 x 2,56 (in)
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief Tooro Kingdom (Uganda)″ 2016
Adinkra Symbols to get me back on track

And restore the hopes

Manifested in me through my bloodline
Maseko or Gomani Dynasty
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Maseko or Gomani Dynasty (Malawi)″ 2016 Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Maseko or Gomani Dynasty (Malawi)″ 2016
.kojo Adumatta
″Adinkra Chief (Female) Maseko or Gomani Dynasty (Malawi)″ 2016
Acrylic on wood, nail in acrylic glass, aluminium with coloured film
50,7 x 40 x 6,5 (cm) - 19,96 x 15,75 x 2,56 (in)
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Maseko or Gomani Dynasty (Malawi)″ 2016
If my mood ever gets grey and begins to fade away

Remind me of myself in different colours
Benin Kingdom
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Benin Kingdom (Benin)″ 2016 Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Benin Kingdom (Benin)″ 2016
.kojo Adumatta
″Adinkra Chief (Female) Benin Kingdom (Benin)″ 2016
Acrylic on wood, nail in acrylic glass, aluminium with coloured film
50,7 x 40 x 6,5 (cm) - 19,96 x 15,75 x 2,56 (in)
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Benin Kingdom (Benin)″ 2016
The ones I wear, the ones painted on my face

The ones on my buildings
Ashanti Kingdom
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Ashanti Kingdom (Ghana)″ 2016 Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Ashanti Kingdom (Ghana)″ 2016
.kojo Adumatta
″Adinkra Chief (Female) Ashanti Kingdom (Ghana)″ 2016
Acrylic on wood, nail in acrylic glass, aluminium with coloured film
50,7 x 40 x 6,5 (cm) - 19,96 x 15,75 x 2,56 (in)
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Ashanti Kingdom (Ghana)″ 2016
As I brush through memory lane

Somewhere in Abomey
Kingdom of Morocco
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Kingdom of Morocco (Morocco)″ 2016 Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Kingdom of Morocco (Morocco)″ 2016
.kojo Adumatta
″Adinkra Chief (Female) Kingdom of Morocco (Morocco)″ 2016
Acrylic on wood, nail in acrylic glass, aluminium with coloured film
50,7 x 40 x 6,5 (cm) - 19,96 x 15,75 x 2,56 (in)
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Kingdom of Morocco (Morocco)″ 2016
Remind me of how the talking drum

Keeps telling me that I am never lonely
Kingdom of Rwanda
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Kingdom of Rwanda (Rwanda)″ 2016 Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Kingdom of Rwanda (Rwanda)″ 2016
.kojo Adumatta
″Adinkra Chief (Female) Kingdom of Rwanda (Rwanda)″ 2016
Acrylic on wood, nail in acrylic glass, aluminium with coloured film
50,7 x 40 x 6,5 (cm) - 19,96 x 15,75 x 2,56 (in)
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Kingdom of Rwanda (Rwanda)″ 2016
If I ever forget, remind me that I′m a King

If I ever forget, remind me that I′m a Queen
South Africa
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra ′Chief′ (Female) South Africa (South Africa)″ 2016 Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra ′Chief′ (Female) South Africa (South Africa)″ 2016
.kojo Adumatta
″Adinkra ′Chief′ (Female) South Africa (South Africa)″ 2016
Acrylic on wood, nail in acrylic glass, aluminium
50,7 x 40 x 6,5 (cm) - 19,96 x 15,75 x 2,56 (in)
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra ′Chief′ (Female) South Africa (South Africa)″ 2016
Remind me that I am the remaining piece

Of a big puzzle of African royalty
Tooro Kingdom
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Tooro Kingdom (Uganda)″ 2016 Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Tooro Kingdom (Uganda)″ 2016
.kojo Adumatta
″Adinkra Chief (Female) Tooro Kingdom (Uganda)″ 2016
Acrylic on wood, nail in acrylic glass, aluminium with coloured film
50,7 x 40 x 6,5 (cm) - 19,96 x 15,75 x 2,56 (in)
Artist / Artwork: .kojo Adumatta - ″Adinkra Chief (Female) Tooro Kingdom (Uganda)″ 2016
If I ever forget, remind me

I was raised with the core values of togetherness

Tradition, culture and loyalty