Dr. Kafui Kwesi Agyeman

Lecturer


Dept: Industrial Art
DEPARTMENT OF INTEGRATED RURAL ART AND INDUSTRY
FACULTY OF ART
COLLEGE OF ART AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT
KNUST, KUMASI, GHANA

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Research Areas/Interests

Research Areas Wood and metal Integration, metal production and fabrication, Wood Carving and General woodwork Design Material Integration General Re...~more

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Research Areas/Interests

Research Areas

  • Wood and metal Integration,
  • metal production and fabrication,
  • Wood Carving and General woodwork
  • Design
  • Material Integration
  • General Research (Especially Research in Art and Design)

 

Specific areas of research interest

  • Best practices in wood and metal integration for production of Art and Design. This also looks at material appropriation in the development of local technologies for some local industries
  • Local art forms for product development
  • Local caldrons and related cast forms in metal integrated fabrication
  • Local technology for contemporary solutions
  • Processing and application of local raw materials

Current Research being undertaken

  • Local technology for the production of horse driven wagons
  • Local technology for the production of horse driven wagons
  • local bicycle using appropriate technology
  • A student friendly wheel for Disabled students
  • Utility pole for an academic work environment
  • Local caldron (“dadesen”) in product development
  • A compact bench for annealing metal
  • The construction of an improved locally manufactured heat sealer
  • A mini dual purpose furnace: A reuse approach
  • A gas burning de-waxing oven
  • Water fountain in iron and aluminium cast utensils


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