by on NOVEMBER 25, 2015 – Guyanese Girls Rock website
Guyana: The President’s Daughter: Meet Afuwa Granger, Visual Artist/Writer/Poet
Afuwa Granger is a visual artist, writer, and poet who uses her work to construct a visual language around intersections of identity, particularly race and gender. She was born in Guyana to current President, David Granger and First Lady, Sandra Granger. Afuwa studied in Jamaica at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, and lives and creates her artwork in Vancouver, Canada.
Through her paintings, Afuwa continually questions assumptions and stereotypes. Her favorite quote is “The barriers used to construct someone as Other are themselves a prison.” Continue reading