The Vintagent Original: Stories We Need to Tell


Run Time: 3:15
A Film By: Motor/Cycle Arts Foundation
Key Cast: Samuel Abooagye, Paul d’Orléans


Motor/Cycle Arts Foundation (MAF) is the world’s largest 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to the creation, preservation, and distribution of motorcycle arts.

Based in New York City, and operating programs and projects worldwide, MAF champions the cultural importance of motorcycles and the impact they have had on various art-forms around the world.

Since 2016, MAF’s public and private programs, exhibitions, and events have been visited in person by over 1 million guests. Our virtual programs, online exhibitions, publishing platforms, and social platforms have over 760 million likes, views, comments, shares, and media impressions worldwide in over 35 languages.


A young genius is discovered in Ghana, building hand-made solar-powered scooters from scrap. Samuel Aboagye’s scooters are included in the Petersen Automotive Museum’s ‘Electric Revolutionaries’ exhibit, but it took two Motor/Cycle Arts Foundation members to fetch them from Accra. Curator Paul d’Orléans explains the importance of Samuel’s inventions.


Ghana Superstar: Samuel Aboagye’s Electric Scooter

Motor/Cycle Arts Foundation



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