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Turning trash into art at Ghana's toxic dump

Above: A table which Ghanaian artist Joseph Awuah-Darko made from pieces of scrap metal found at the Agbogloshie dumpsite.

Above: A man burning e-waste at the same dumpsite.

Above: Mr Awuah-Darko working on a clock.


JOSEPH Awuah-Darko sits on a stool at one of the world's largest electronic waste dumps, watching polystyrene and insulation cables burn on the blackened ground.

"It's survival and dystopia," said the British-born Ghanaian, surveying the stretch of wasteland around him as...

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