Life in My City – The Annual Art Festival in Nigeria

Life in My City – The Annual Art Festival in Nigeria

October 22nd, 2012 | Africa, Festivals, Nigeria

An annual art festival unites aficionados in Enugu with an exciting line-up of activities. “A weeklong art festival prods Enugu to life from tomorrow. The annual festival, Life in My City, is trundling into its sixth edition. With its previous editions still fresh in the… Read More

Global art discourse and contemporary Nigerian art

Global art discourse and contemporary Nigerian art

August 21st, 2012 | Africa, Books, Contemporary Art, Nigeria

In the book “In A New Light: Conversations with Nigerian Artists and Curators”, Kazeem Adeleke brings to the fore, some of the most insightful discussions about the role of Western curators and institutions in the representation of contemporary Nigerian art in the West. The book… Read More

African Art Is Under Threat

African Art Is Under Threat

August 2nd, 2012 | Africa, Art History, Mali, Nigeria

“A few weeks ago the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, announced the acquisition of an American private collection of 32 exquisite bronze and ivory sculptures produced in what is now Nigeria between the 13th and 16th centuries. Within days the Nigerian National Commission for Museums… Read More

Watch “Music Is The Weapon” and another Documentary about Fela Kuti

Watch “Music Is The Weapon” and another Documentary about Fela Kuti

May 13th, 2011 | Africa, Documentaries, Nigeria

Pioneer of Afrobeat music, human rights activist, and political maverick, Fela Anikulapo Kuti (5 October 1938 — 2 August 1997) was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist musician and composer. You might want to check his Wikipedia article to get an overview of his most interesting life. “Music… Read More