How Dance Gathering 2018 overwhelmed spectators on broad street
The city of Lagos was recently in a celebratory mood as the yearly Dance Gathering 2018 was held on Broad Street, one of the most ancient and popular streets on the Lagos Island. Well over 3,000 people were in attendance to see the novelty of dance as it was held on the streets.
Dance gathering fiesta set to take over broad street, Lagos
Dance Gathering, an innovative dance festival that made its debut last year to rave reviews from critics, participants, and a resounding ‘we want more’ from the attendees, will hit Broad Street, Lagos, on February 24 – 25, 2018. This year’s edition, with the theme ‘Body and Memory,’ focuses on diverse forms of creative endeavours that variously explore the body, as a storehouse…
How About Now?: Nigeria's solo debut at the Venice Biennale
What can we learn from the past, how do we find meaning in the present, and what awaits us in the future? These three questions provide the bedrock of the first ever Nigerian exhibition at the Venice Biennale, otherwise known as “The Olympics of Art”. Since 1895 the world’s oldest cultural biennale has risen to…
Nneji, the fluid man and his peers
Male visual artists seem to be everywhere, but keen observers agree that women are beginning to take their rightful place in Nigeria’s contemporary art space.