Manutcher Milani

Manutcher Milani is a painter and carpet maker. His work stands out through an abundance of symbols, dazzling colours, and ornaments. Traditional Ghanian Adinkra symbols and Persian carpets have influenced the artist since his childhood. The artist reads his carpets and paintings as moods, which he often connotes with music.

Works from this artist






  • Death Metall Desert

    Manutcher Milani

  • Cat Tree #6

    Manutcher Milani

  • 5th Note

    Manutcher Milani

  • 1st Note

    Manutcher Milani


Manutcher Milani was born in Accra, Ghana in 1996. He now lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland.


Manutcher Milani studied at the University of the Arts, Zurich and the Hochschule Luzern.


Milani’s work has been presented in solo exhibitions, including: LOOPY, Bild 8005, Zurich (2021); Fading into obscurity, Ballostar Mobile, Bern (2019); Full Auto Fill In with Marius Steiger, Lokal Int, Biel (2017)

His work has also been shown in selected group exhibitions, including: How Did I Get Here, Oldenburgerstrasse, Berlin (2021); Werkschau 2021, Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich (2021); Traverse, Sandy Brown, Berlin (2021); OVR, Arcadia Missa, London (2021); Worshbourg, WeissFalk, Basel (2020); Summer of Suspense, Kunsthalle Zurich, Zurich (2020)