Sackitey Tesa Things are not meant to be thrown away, WePresent (interview)

PUBLISHED Oct 2020

Photographer and stylist Sackitey Tesa has collaborated with WePresent to create a project titled Atsɛɛ niŋ afɔɔɔ, which translates as “things are not meant to be thrown away.” Here Jareh Das speaks to Sackitey about how his work draws attention to social issues around the second-hand clothing industries and the creative potential of upcycled tailoring, particularly with regards to the gargantuan markets in Accra, Lagos and Nairobi.