A real-life ‘Yellow Brick Road’ unfolding in Ghana leads to a different sort of fairy tale

There’s a real-life yellow brick road forming in Ghana, and it shares at least one thing in common with the fictional path it’s named for.

Much like Dorothy in the story “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” who must follow a magical yellow route to find a way back to Kansas, Serge Attukwei Clottey — the artist behind Ghana’s “Yellow Brick Road” — is motivated by a longing for home.

“As an artist, I’m interested in migration,” Clottey said on the CNN original series Nomad. “Not as in human, but migration as in objects.”