Anya Paintsil in 'State of the Nation: Young Artists Discuss Life and Work in Britain'

Elephant, September 9, 2021

'Being Welsh is personally more significant to her than being British, believes Anya Paintsil. She combines elements of her upbringing in the Principality with her father’s Ghanian heritage to create tactile textile works that communicate elements of her life, drawing inspiration from the African women who braided her hair as a child and the traditional rug-hooking techniques she learned from her Welsh grandmother.'