Orbit has acquired the rights to the Nigerian writer Suyi Davies Okungbowa’s new epic fantasy trilogy. The Nameless Republic, is inspired by West African empires.
Is the media being censored? Is the media overlooking issues that truly affect average people? In his latest body of work, titled ‘The Headline Series’,
Nigerian Native and University of Minnesota student, Taoheed Bayo won a design challenge and set out a design a pair of sneakers that connected to
The second edition of the Lagos Biennial (26 October–23 November 2019) was directed by Folakunle Oshun and this edition included works by over 40 Lagos-based
Nigerian artist Ken Nwadiogbu, has won the Future Awards Africa Prize for the Visual and Applied Arts Category, in recognition of his contributions to the
The Benin bronze or ‘okukor’ was stolen from Benin City, now Nigeria, in the 19th century and given to Cambridge University’s Jesus College. Jesus College,
‘Mumu LP Vol.3: The Listening Room’ is a sculptural sound installation that foregrounds the ‘voice of the people’ in an ongoing artistic interrogation of political
Michael Jackson: On the Wall will come on tour to Espoo Museum of Modern Art (EMMA) from August 21, 2019, to January 26, 2020. The exhibition
The African Space Projects will send work by an African artist into space in 2021 on the nose of an Ariane 5 rocket. The African
The Maker Lab: Ijé, is a merger of new artists working with video, sound, paint, and photographs seeking to break new grounds, carve new paths and most especially introduce themselves in style.
Capturing people in bright outfits and awkward poses or weird gestures is my way to reflect on what I see around me. I get a
Yetunde Ayeni’s ‘White Ebony’ features about twenty-four subjects in a photography session focused on people with albinism. In a photo essay, Roli Afinotan is channeling
Sebastian Barros based in London is a self taught portrait and documentary photographer who is making waves for a project away from home all the way in Lagos, Nigeria.
After relocating from Nigeria to America at five, Ojih Odutola connected with her the complexity of her complexion and began questioning her identity. During her transition, she used art as a coping mechanism, and over time it has transformed into an “investigative, learning activity” for her.
Yinka Ilori’s Somerset House exhibition celebrates 50 years of black creativity