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.
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....
Those who decide which artist to show in which exhibition in Lagos are becoming, increasingly, women. Just before the current consciousness, Simi Adesanya’s Mydrim Gallery played the lone ranger among male owned art shops that dominated the city.
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 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....
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.”
The arthouse crowd was feted to visual art show, music, drinks and entertainment last Thursday evening at the Arthouse Contemporary’s Art Night Out, inside the Kia Showroom on Victoria Island.