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Kwabena Sekyi, Capturing Stories of Boyhood Through his Lens

Updated: Jul 24, 2022


Kwabena Sekyi Appiah-Nti is a Belgium-Ghanian photographer who was born and raised in the Netherlands. Sekyi loves taking pictures of people who have a special look about them and he portrays this in vintage feel.

One can see that through his Photography he has a fascination with the universal experience of boyhood. He captures the day-to-day activities of boys and men through his eyes and camera lens. He loves the mix of a little bit of childhood interest and present fascination in the characters he photographs.

A vintage photo by Kwabena Sekyi was obtained from the artist's page.

Sekyi is graduate of Communication & Multimedia Design at the HVA in Amsterdam. He participated in the foam talent in 2021, and in the same year he wrote the book Sika Kokoo, which presented contemporary Ghanaian culture and heritage in a new way. His work has appeared in publications such as I-D Nederland, Vrij Nederland, and NRC. Until three years ago Kwabena Sekyi visited Ghana to explore his father's culture, as well as a part of his identity.