Being Her(e)
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November 23, 2017

Being Her(e)

The exhibition Being Her(e) opens at Galeria do Banco Económico, Luanda, Angola from November 23, 2017, to January 31, 2018. Curated by Paula Nascimento (Angola) and Violet Nantume (Uganda), the Luanda exhibition extends the conversations in Johannesburg over Africa Month with Being Her(e): Meditations on African Femininities. The Angola iteration of the project enjoys the kind support of a number of sponsors including......

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Spotlight LagosPhoto Festival 2017: Francis Kokoroko

Ghanaian photographer and storyteller Francis Kokoroko earned his degree in computer science. However, after taking a photography class, he realised it was his true passion. Now an accomplished photojournalist in Accra, Kokoroko is working on documenting Ghana’s culture and social progression as he believes there is a backlog of stories on culture and social progression that should be documented. In this interview with......

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A Biennial for Lagos, a City on the Edge

Lagos-based artist and curator, Folakunle Oshun, holds a Bachelor’s degree in visual arts and a Master’s degree in art history, both from the University of Lagos. Oshun’s work investigates the ramifications of politics and history on contemporary life. Using sculpture, he explores alternate dimensions of human sensibilities with emphasis on sound and the interrelationship between forms. Oshun’s vision as a curator is to stage......

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Dear Nigeria, Dear Friends
Art, News |
November 21, 2017

Dear Nigeria, Dear Friends

From November 25 to December 7, 2017, the Literacy Integration and Formal Education (LIFE) Foundation in collaboration with Alliance Française will present Dear Nigeria, Dear Friends, an exhibition of recent works by leading contemporary Nigerian artists Fidelis Odogwu, George Edozie, Alex Nwokolo, Gerry Nnubia, Francis Uduh and Abraham Uyovbisere. Featuring a diversity of Nigerian art, the exhibition will hold at the Omenka Gallery,......

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Spotlight LagosPhoto Festival 2017: Lubabetu Abubakar

Lubabetu Abubakar is a Nigerian photographer best known for her series ‘Ojoro’, a portfolio about the female menstrual circle, welcoming a girl into adulthood as she begins her journey towards embracing her femininity and graduation to womanhood. While she studied to obtain a degree in law, Abubakar began a career in photography in England. At the 2016 edition of the Lagos Fashion Week,......

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