Karo Akpokiere on the 20th Sesc Videobrasil Festival

Karo Akpokiere received a diploma in graphic design from the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos in 2006. His work straddles the line between fine art, graphic design and drawing, as well as focuses on fusing experiences and observations from the minutiae of everyday living with particular interest in the visual and written aspects of popular culture. Akpokiere has participated in several significant exhibitions......

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HER STORY: Sisterhood That Transcends

The Gallery of African Art (GAFRA) is pleased to present HER STORY: Sisterhood That Transcends, a joint exhibition of recent works by emerging Nigerian artist, REWA, and the celebrated Netherlands-based, Africa-focused photographer, Dagmar Van Weeghel. The exhibition seeks to celebrate and uplift womanhood by exploring the female identity. Women play many roles in our complex world – mother, sister, daughter, friend, lover – but there is a connection that all women......

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An Unassailable and Monumental Dignity

From September 21 to November 18, 2017, Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival will present An Unassailable and Monumental Dignity, a group exhibition featuring artists from around the world including Alexandra Bell, Mohamed Bourouissa, Leslie Hewitt, Aaron Jones and Keisha Scarville. The exhibition explores images of black males in the public sphere. The artists use found objects and photographs to question the contexts and truth......

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An African Anthem: Sweet Mother by Prince Nico Mbarga

The richness of African music is best exemplified by its various genres including juju, fuji, apala, Afro-beat, highlife and more lately, Afro-pop. Of course, there are also the several talents, churning out hit-songs that have served to place the continent’s music on the world cultural map. However, one song Sweet Mother stands out conspicuously, not only for its seamless up-tempo blend of Nigerian......

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Abba T Makama: Images from the Unconscious

Art Clip Africa, Lagos presents Images from the Unconscious, a solo exhibition of paintings by Nigerian filmmaker Abba T Makama (Dodorowski) Born in Jos Plateau, Makama holds a degree in business management from the State University New York, Fredonia. He studied film at prestigious New York University (N.Y.U). He is the founder and creative director of OSIRIS and has worked with brands like......

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