A reassessment of the urban environment, within the context of social and economic value, was the focus when Tyna Adebowale, Jelili Atiku, Dipo Doherty and Olumide Onadipe emerged from a group residency programme.
The Ajiboyes on a tale of father and sons
According to Segun, “As a matter of fact, as an artist, you have a rare gift from God. It is said that God molded clay and breathed into it and it became life and that is exactly what an artist does.
For 'Let’s Talk about It', Gakunga fusses native contents, contemporary process
With such profound melting point for art and science, Gakunga assembles a new body of sculpture titled Tushauriane – Let’s Talk About It, which shows from May 18 – July 29, 2017, at October Gallery, London, U.K.
With Index Season II, Amoda interrogates gender, consumerism
With issues such as Trumpism, puritanism, right-wing populism and terrorism currently dominating TV screens and social media feeds, it is not surprising that a great number...
Performance artist Schneemann wins Golden Lion of Venice Art Biennale
The statement indicated that the decision by La Biennale’s Board of Directors chaired by Paolo Baratta, was reached after the recommendation of the curator of the 57th International Art Exhibition, Christine Macel.
Female artists demand end to violence against women, other rights
Female Artists Association of Nigeria (FEAAN) –South West zone - recently commemorated its 15th anniversary with a major exhibition held at Nike Arts Gallery, Lekki, Lagos. It also coincided with the International Women’s Day 2017 celebration that had ‘Be Bold for Change’ as theme.
In Berlin, a street art gallery designed to be destroyed
It may seem an unlikely venue for an art gallery -- an old bank building in the centre of a busy shopping district and about to be torn down.
How About Now… Fresh energy debuts Nigeria at Venice Art Biennale
Alatise presents an installation of eight winged life-size girls, based on the story of a ten-year old girl who works as a housemaid in Lagos while dreaming of a realm where she is free, who belongs to no one but herself, and can fly.
At Art Dubai 2017, African artists boost sales
Art Dubai 2017 was held in partnership with The Abraaj Group, who celebrated their annual Abraaj Week alongside the fair, and was sponsored by Julius Baer, Meraas and Piaget. The fair took place at its home, Madinat Jumeirah.