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Artist Talk | Sejiro Avoseh | Angels and Muse, Ikoyi

Dear Friends, Sejiro’s Abuse of Innocence exhibition is still on at Angels and Muse.   This Sunday, Sejiro will be in conversation with the curator Adeoluwa Oluwajoba. The interview will be live on Instagram here, however, there are limited in-person seats available, please send an email if you’ll like to attend in person.  Click here to watch a video walkthrough of the […]

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CORA/NLNG Host a Book Party with Past Winners of The Nigeria Prize for Literature

The Committee for Relevant Art (CORA) and The Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas are jointly holding a Book Party. It’s the 11th Annual Book Party. Event Details *Date:* Thursday 8th October, 2020 *Time:* 4.00pm – 6.00pm WAT Register in advance for this webinar which promises to be very exciting by clicking the link – http://bit.ly/BookParty2020 As […]

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I Will Kill You Here Like A Fowl and Nothing Will Happen

          They stopped me. These men. Dressed in black Tshirts. Some with jackets on. Some wearing face caps. And all wearing different shades of jeans, boots, and running shoes. All of them with guns. It was about 9.30 p.m. or thereabouts. And I was in an Uber. It was descending down […]

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BEING FREE – An Exhibition of Works by Deborah Segun

Being Free is an exhibition of paintings by multidisciplinary artist Deborah Segun whose work celebrates the diverse bodies of women through shape and color, portraiture and narrative, creating an important counter-point to society’s patriarchal notions of an “ideal woman”. Combining abstraction and figuration, Segun recomposes shapes to create voluptious figures in varied, graceful poses which […]

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South Africa: SA Book Awards Honor Author Trevor Noah

The 2020 SA Book Awards’ highest honor goes to Trevor Noah for his rendition for young readers of his memoir, ‘Born a Crime.’ In a ceremony streamed live from South Africa this morning (October 1), the 20th anniversary edition of the SA Book Awards has named the South African comedian, political commentator, Daily Show host, producer, and author Trevor Noah […]

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Bankers’ Take Over of National Theatre: Infrastructure Commission Has No Objection

By McJohn Odido The Bankers’ Committee appears less excited about the take over of the National Theatre than it was just over two months ago. The men and ladies in overall, jackboot and helmet who inspected the edifice for repairs and who went round the fallow land days after the handover have not showed up […]

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Is BookArtVille Now the PR Extension of the Broadcasting Commission?

By Oliver Subo-Raffles   Dear Editor I read your piece on the Broadcasting Code, which you headlined with a frontal take on Jason Njoku’s reaction to the most recent updating of the code. The Nigerian Broadcasting Commission spokesperson couldn’t have written a better defence. You took some time to produce an excerpt of Chris Ihidero’s […]

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Kavita Expands the Arthouse ‘Product Lines’ with kó

By Fred Akanni, Editor, Bookartville.com To the list of initiatives, including Arthouse Contemporary, Arthouse -The Space and Arthouse Foundation, Kavita Chellaram has added one more: kó. It is a gallery, so you might wonder: why set up another gallery when you have Arthouse- The Space? An appropriate answer is that Arthouse -The Space is an […]

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Nana Sonoiki Strikes Out, with a Big Line Up

By Toyin Akinosho Nana Sonoiki has set up a visual arts management, logistics and sale business, with a lineup of some of the country’s top artists in its purview. Sonoiki left the Chellarams’ owned Arthouse Group last February, after 13 years as manager/specialist. She has been busy from day one: Her new gig, Art Pantheon […]

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CORA Announces 22nd LABAF: “A State of Flux”

  22nd LAGOS BOOK & ART FESTIVAL, LABAF 2020 (Dedicated to ODIA OFEIMUN@70) Theme: A State of Flux: Literacy in a Period of Languor Literacy in a Period of Languor Date: November 9-15, 2020 Venues: REAL- TUAL *Freedom Park, Lagos Island (Real) * Zoomdom (Virtual) STRUCTURE Main Festival (Adult) Children/Students Segment Youths segment CONTENTS: Exhibitions. […]

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