DSS’ attack on a high court diminishes us all — Akinosho
The invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by agents of the Department of State Services (DSS) to re-arrest the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore
CORA picks date, theme for Lagos Book and Art Festival 2019
As is traditional to the directorate of Committee for Relevant Art (CORA), producers of the yearly Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF), the theme and date...
The Deejay turned up the volume at the opening of Peju Alatishe’s solo exhibition, Paradox, Paradigms & Parasites, at the Kia Motors last Thursday. The hosting gallery, Arthouse-The Space, owned by Kavita Chellarams, has always touted the idea of not-so- quiet music at its show openings, and no one, it seems, has interrogated it.
Tosin Igho’s The Eve, currently screening at the Cinemas in Lagos, is a prime example of what critics say about the Neo Nollywood. It’s a far prettier picture than the average, pioneering Nollywood movie.
Helen Zille’s Not Without A Fight is among the twenty books selected for reading and discussion at the 20th Lagos Book and Art Festival, holding at the Freedom Park on Broad Street from November 5 to 11, 2018. One of the most comprehensive accounts of South Africa’s 24 year grapple with the construction of a functioning....
At ArtX 2017, the art fair in Lagos several weeks ago, the painter Rom Isichei had his works exhibited in a stand he “rented” all on his own.
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…
The playwright Wole Soyinka unveiled a new book on Daniel Fagunwa in Ibadan last Friday with a light hearted titbit about the stubbornness of facts and the allure of fantasy, a reference to the many stories around the demise of pioneer Nigerian/Yoruba novelist and man of letters.
To overcome recession, goverment must invest in theatre and the creative industry
“So, it is incumbent on all of us at NANTAP, on all performing artists, patrons, sympathisers and empathisers to rescue the theatre from down-under, from the cold, gripping and strangulating hands of the messengers of death.”