|Africa Hall, Sharjah, 2018. PIC : courtesy of The Africa Institute.|
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
|Interraction (120 cm x 137 cm, collage on canvas, 2018), by Seye Morakinyo.|
A joint visual expression on art that is woven in non-regular medium gets attention in Lagos when Chukz Okonkwo and Seye Morakinyo show their works made from wood dust and fabrics. In fact, the artists' new body of work will add to the city's expanding space of fresh art in mixed media.
Saturday, 15 September 2018
From left to right: Elise Atangana, Fernanda Brenner and Munira Al Sayegh.
Over two months after a new section 'Bawwaba' was announced into Art Dubai galleries space, French-Cameroonian Élise Atangana has been picked as its curator.
According to a press statement received from Art Dubai, Atangana
will curate the inaugural edition of 'Bawwaba' (gateway in Arabic). The section will exhibit works by individual artists from, based in, or focused on the Middle East, Latin America, Africa, Central and South Asia.
Sunday, 9 September 2018
Tuesday, 4 September 2018
|Prof Frank Ugiomoh, Chair, LIMCAF 2018.|
A jury chaired by Prof Frank Ugiomoh has been announced for Life In My City Art Festival (LIMCAF) 2018. Held yearly, the current edition of LIMCAF, which has Twilight as its theme, traditionally, include zonal selections from across Nigeria.
With Chike Obeagu as the curator for 2018 edition, other members of the jury, according to a statement by the Organising Committee,
include Ayo Aina, Blaide Gundu Gbaden, Ngozi Omeje-Ezema, Odun Orimolade, Fide Udenta and Nicolas Michelland.
Dr Ayo Adewunmi, Art Director at LIMCAF, explained that "in view of the growing profile of the Festival and the continued impressive interest by young artists from all over Nigeria, the Committee has gone to great lengths, as always, to appoint a jury made up of highly respected academics and reputable studio practitioners".
Monday, 3 September 2018
|'Eko'. (fabric collage on canvas, 6ft x 5 ft, 2018), by Uzoma Anyanwu.|