Gift Amu Logotse

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Gift Amu Logotse is an experienced creative and performing artist, trading as Amu’s Cultural Arts Services (ACAS).

Amu has collected over 500 traditional and new stories based on continental African concepts and values, observations and social commentary. For the past 34 years in Ghana, London, Scotland and mainly the around UK, Chief Amu shared his stories, both illustrative, narrative and interactive, with participants from nursery, primary schools, secondary schools, colleges, church groups, community groups, universities and corporate team building workshops.

Chief Amu was born and brought up in Accra in Ghana, but his cultural roots are with the Ewe village in the Volta Region of the country. He sees himself as a tradition bearer and his work as symbols of communication.

Since coming to settle in Scotland, he has been involved in many professional and community arts projects and classes, often working with local artists, dance, drama groups and musicians. He travels widely throughout Scotland and beyond, offering practice-based creative workshops in schools, youth centres and community settings. Chief Amu’s work in formal education settings is designed to enable inclusive creative participation, engaging with cross-curriculum creative learning, from primary to higher education. Amu offers creative interactive storytelling, creative drumming and creative decorative arts & craft workshops, enabling all to take part and get creative.

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