Tuesday, July 20, 2010

CCA Lagos Summer Calendar

Until 21st July: Pret a Partager featuring the works of 17 artists, photographers, fashion designers from across Africa and Germany continues in 3 venues: Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, Sabo, Yaba College of Art and Technology, Yaba and African Artist Foundation, Ikoyi. Presented in collaboration with Goethe Institute, Lagos

From 19th to 21st July : NSK Passport Video Interviews. Still time to participate, call 08034392413 for your time 30min time slot. Supported by Goethe Institute, Lagos

From 26th - 31st July: Double Consciousness:NSK Passport Project. An exhibition, roundtable discussions and screening featuring internationally renowned Slovenian artist collective IRWIN (3 members will be in lagos) international respected scholar and curator, and director of new media art centre HMKV Dr. Inke Arns, performance artist and sculptor Jelili Atiku as well as independent curator Bisi Silva. Curated and moderated by Hansi Momodu, MA candidate, Curating Contemporary Art, Royal College of Art, London and adjunct assistant curator, CCA,Lagos. Supported by Goethe Institute, Lagos

July 25th and August 1st: Art-iculate, Lecture series on contemporary art and visual culture features two Sunday afternoon lectures by Chika Okeke-Agulu, US based Nigerian art historian, curator and associate professor of art history, Princeton University. His first lecture will be about the curatorial framework of the current exhibition project “Who Knows tomorrow ” at at the Nationalgalerie, Berlin, followed by a 2nd lecture “The Art and Politics of Ghada Amer.”

The lectures are made possible by the Class of ’59 Faculty Fund, Princeton University.

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