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The ‘afrofuturistic Lego’ of Toronto based artist Ekow Nimako – hundreds of thousands of sleek black Lego blocks in structures which explore ‘the intersection of technology and race to visualize a powerful future for the African diaspora”.

Nimako’s ongoing project ‘Building Black’ envisages West African mythology and folklore in the form of masks and a huge 1.85m² urban landscape called ‘Kumbi Saleh 3020 CE’ representing the ancient capital of the Ghana empire.