Day: September 26, 2019

‘Unspoken’ Show at Rele; LCA Screens at Muson; Oyinsan Reads at The Park; Jammin’ With Westsydelife in Bariga; Visafied on Stage in UNILAG..

The Arts Calendar, This Weekend, this month, and Beyond.. …Compiled by Lucia Ikediashi and Seun Alabiowo CALL FOR ENTRIES of ESSAYS 2019 Film Essay Competition Topic: “Every view, everywhere; when content is Key” Submission ends on September 30th, 2019 Mode of Submission: email to nfeessaycomp2019@gmail.com ₦1MILLION PLAYWRIGHT COMPETITION Entry closes September 30, 2019 Beeta Universal […]

Read more

Akpojotor Asks the Walls for their Opinion

The artist won the first ArtX Competition in 2016  Sandra Obiago’s SMO Galleries is showing the debut solo exhibition of Patrick Akpojotor,at the Wheatbaker Hotel in Ikoyi in Lagos. The viewing, titled If Walls Could Speak opened last Sunday, September 22. “The show includes 38 oil paintings, pencil sketches, seminal works in wood, and an […]

Read more

At Rele, Dandellion Shows “Unspoken Rudiments”

Rele Gallery will be showing the first solo exhibition of Dandelion Eghosa, a multi-media artist, from Sunday September 29. “Unspoken Rudiments” , as the show is titled, “is an expression of nuanced gender forms and existential principles of sexuality that are often silenced and ignored”, the gallery says in a release. It is the result […]

Read more

Omotade Projects the Fifth Eye

Arthouse Foundation is hosting Adey Omotade in a performance of ‘soundscape and fontscape’ loftily entitled Fifth Eye. The opening event is 2pm on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at 28 Norman Williams Street in Ikoyi. Arthouse says the show “is a blend of classic unforgotten music and curated electronic sound, featuring historical live recordings of Nigerian […]

Read more

Obadeyi Has Spoken in Tongues

Wale Obadeyi, aka Wally Jay, had almost completed a key artistic project when he passed on 15 months ago. It was a work of translation, Tongues of the Forecourt: A Collection of Yoruba Proverbs and Aphorisms. Now a committee of friends has posthumously published the book, and it will be presented and released to the […]

Read more

I. O. I

          I owe myself A duty of critical and visual acuity To write my evolving history, misty-eyed or clear-headed. My story must not be stolen by interpreters of our time who shape reality to fit pictures only in their heads. I owe myself the booty of this war of minds and […]

Read more