Bump The Lamp
In August 2018, Editi Effiong Founder of Anakle, a digital marketing agency, published a powerful article on Medium, titled “Manage It Like That (MILT)” a brilliant piece on our general complicity as citizens in self-imposed mediocrity. From builders, to mechanics to tailors who do shoddy work and with nonchalance say ‘Oga manage it like that”.…
In UAE, fresh conversations on native, diaspora studies
From March 12 to 14, 2019, scholars across disciplines converged on Sharjah, UAE, courtesy of Sharjah Are Foundation (SAF), to discuss African and diaspora knowledge.
Akhogba in exposition of Esan treasures
etermined to preserve the rich cultural heritage of Esan people, renowned arts education scholar, Dr. Albert Ehi Akhogba, has unveiled the first ever solo show in Esan land tagged, Exposition of Esan Treasures.
Nobody knows, anything
“Nobody knows anything” was coined by American Novelist and Screenwriter Steven Pressfield in his 1983 book, “Adventures In the Screentrade: A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting”.
Future masters on the race for Next of Kin glory
With six years of studio practice, 10 artists are headed towards the future mastery of the canvas. Selected from over 100 entries, the young artists converge for a grand finale...
Artists against gender violence celebrate International Women’s Day 2019
Gender violence and other social conflicts form the base on which 13 female artists are celebrating the 2019 International Women’s Day. From Nigeria, Cameroun and Republic of Benin, the artists are using their paintings and sculptures to draw attention to the increasing level of sexual violence against children and women in Africa. Organised by Alexis…
Mofe-Damijo, AY, Kosoko light up Made In Heaven
It’s a wrap, and the excitement is palpable as award-winning director, Toka Mcbaror, announces the conclusion of shoot of Made In Heaven, the latest movie by Peekaboo Global Consulting Limited after 21 days on set. The movie, which is billed for a summer 2019 release, was co-produced with Newlink Entertainment Limited, NewOhens Limited, and Corporate…
Tafeta Gallery lines up Mbari artists for Art Dubai 2019
Five artists with links to ‘Mbari’ Movement of the 60s are among Africans showing at the 2019 Art Dubai, in United Arab Emirate. Represented by London-based Tafeta Gallery, the artists include, Uche Okeke, Demas Nwoko, Muraina Oyelami, Jimoh Buraimoh and Susanne Wenger. Nwoko, Oyelami and Buraimoh are the only living artists on the list. The…
Biodun Abe preaches gospel of technical theatre
“My life is technical theatre, so, I don’t want anything bad on that hallowed National Theatre stage,” Abe says firmly, without much editing.“Let us look at the film we watched.