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Artists in Residency: Call For Applications

Since its inception in 2011, the Africa Centre’s Artist in Residency Programme (AIR) has successfully awarded 39 African artists the chance to take up residencies across the globe.  Through continued partnerships with residency programmes in Australia, Brazil, India, Spain, China and the United States, they are offering eight new residency opportunities through the 2016…
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What would the city of Lagos look like in the Future?

  Shanty Mega-Structures: Constructing Architectural Realities of the Future Lagos Lekan Jeyifo constructs architectural sculptures, installations and murals that convey social and political and economic issues throughout the globe. He is a Nigerian-born, brooklyn based artist and artist who after receiving a degree from architecture from Cornell University, designs creative architectural…
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The Sandmen of Ajegunle

Photographer Seyi Akinbola captures the daily life of labor in Nigeria. His project features the sandmen of Ajegunle. [g1_quote author_name="Seyi Akinbola" author_image="https://mir-s3-cdn-cf.behance.net/user/138/8b8d0711366137.55a9e63516873.jpg" author_description="Photographer" author_description_format="%link%" align="center" size="m" style="simple" template="02"] Documentary work showcasing the culture and lifestyle of the Nigerian people. the location is the ajegunle area of ikorodu, Lagos state, Nigeria.…
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Portraits by Zohra Opoku

Bio Zohra Opoku  is an Accra-based versatile artist whose work employs media including installations, photography and video to explore the sophistication of textile cultures in disparate spaces targeting fashion’s political and psychological role and socio-cultural dynamics in relation to African history and individualistic or societal identities. This experience enroots her…
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