“Can we eat art?” the cynics ask. Perhaps not, but advocates for public art in Ghana say it can change the city for the better, especially for disenfranchised residents.

Read the full story: Festival Aims to Prove Art Can Directly Benefit a City’s Poorest Citizens.

This photo is part of the Informal City Dialogues, featuring stories and insights from six rapidly urbanizing cities around the world. 

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