Ghana: An African Portrait Revisited, in the footsteps of Paul Strand

Ghana2008 Benjamin Franklin Award-Winner!

Ghana, an African Portrait Revisited, was one of three finalists in the coffee table/large format category for a 2008 Benjamin Franklin Award given by the Publisher’s Marketing Association.

One judge wrote, "Ghana An African Portrait Revisited is a lovely book. One can tell at a glance what the subject of the book is based on the clean, clear, enticing cover design . . . the endpapers were exceptional . . . the layout of all the interior pages is excellent . . . I encourage this publisher to continue to produce such high quality work."

Edited and designed by Peter E. Randall and jacket designer Grace Peirce, the book features the photographs of Randall, Nancy Grace Horton, Barbara Bickford, Charter Weeks, Tim Gaudreau, and Gary Samson, and the writing of Peter Randall and Abena Busia.

Selected as one of the top photography books
of the year by Shutterbug magazine

GhanaJanuary 9, 2008
Ghanaian Book Launch

photo at right: Peter Randall and Pamela Bridgewater (Gary Samson is in the foreground, bottom right, signing books), at the Ghanaian book launch on January 9 in Ghana, at the plush Novotel Hotel in Accra. The Ghanaian book launch was attended by several hundred people. Professor Abena Busia spoke to the attendees, expressing the need for Ghanaians to celebrate their history and noted that the photographs in the book were memories of Ghana in the outside world. Present were a large number of Americans, members of the Diplomatic Corps, and traditional Ghanaian rulers.

Book Event and Exhibit: February 16, 2008
an Arts Night at Boston Baha'i Center, 595 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, Front Room Gallery

Peter Randall and Abena Busia Ph.D. will be featured artists. The Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of Boston, MA.
Call 617-469-3486 or Visit the website for more information.

The exhibit features photographs from Ghana a Portrait Revisited
by these NH photographers:

Peter E. Randall
Nancy Grace Horton
Gary Samson
Barbara Bickford
Charter Weeks
Tim Gaudreau