Why ‘stolen’ artifacts cannot be returned now, by U.S. representatives
Hopes of Europe and America returning thousands of artifacts stolen from Africa to their places of origin deemed yesterday as it was revealed that rather than return them, they were being used to market African history and culture abroad.
With Aso-Ofi Festival, Oyo moves to harness indigenous textile for global market
Over the hilly and rocky plains of Iseyin, nestled in the Ara-Oke countryside of Oyo State, is the ancient art and indigenous textile industry of aso-ofi that has been passed down from generation to generation in unbroken rhythm.
Lagos Biennale-A Throwback To Enwezor’s Beginnings It is a struggle not to assume the influence of Okwui Enwezor’s early curatorial practice on the location and theme of the imminent Lagos Biennale, set for opening on October 14. Curator Folakunle Oshun’s choice of an old railway station, built in the late 19th century, complete with the…
War against piracy widens, as Buhari signs WIPO internet treaties
The field of copyright and related rights has expanded enormously with the progress in technology in recent past.
Anyigba bubbles with excitement as Glo Laffta Fest hits town
The quiet town of Anyigba in Kogi State came alive last Sunday, as Glo Laffta Fest hit the town.
Badagry Festival and calls for diaspora Africans to return to motherland
The cause and effect of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, where millions of Africans were forcibly transported to the Americas and Europe between the 16th and 19th centuries, formed the core of the colloquium held as part of activities to mark this year’s Diaspora Festival, Badagry 2017.
The Nigerian artist Peju Alatishe will be part of a panel entitled The Significance and Power of Womanhood, at the 10th Jo’burg Art Fair. The talk will take place next Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Theatre on Nelson Mandela Square at the Sandton Convention Centre in Sandton....
NAL feathers the caps of humanities’ eggheads
The J. F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium, University of Lagos, Akoka, venue of the 2017 Nigerian Academy of Letters’ (NAL), yearly convocation and investiture of five new Fellows...
Just what exactly is Banana Island Ghost trying to say? The Wedding Party is meant to make us laugh at ourselves; Isoken is about the pressure society imposes on a thirty something year...
Davids takes a shot at 5th Anniversary
Award-winning Nigerian filmmaker and cinematographer, Oluyinka Davids, has directed a new film, 5th Anniversary and would hit the cinemas soon. The South African trained filmmaker has made a respectable name for himself through hard work and passion for his job in the industry.