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Annenberg Getty Arts Fellowship

The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism announced this week that applications for the 12th annual USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Program in Los Angeles are now being accepted.
The program, funded by the Getty Foundation, is a fellowship for arts, culture and entertainment editors, producers and writers. Most costs are covered by the fellowship, including air travel, hotel, transportation within the city and most meals. The fellowship will be held in Los Angeles from October 23 to November 2, 2013.

Taruwa Festival This June

TARUWA FESTIVAL OF PERFORMING ARTS IN NIGERIA (TAF) is designed to be an annual performing arts event which will hold in Lagos, Nigeria. It will hold for a weekend in June and will present ground breaking work in Performing Arts (Theater, Music, Comedy, Spoken Word, Dance and Fashion) focusing on Nigeria and Africa but including…

Lemi Ghariokwu: Art’s Own Kind

We are pleased to announce an extension of Lemi Ghariokwu’s exhibition currently on and powered by The Life House at Didi Museum.
Didi Museum is situated at 175 Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island.
The exhibition is free to attend.

To Love A Ghost

To love a ghost is a gripping tale about abuse shielded and nurtured by the depth of corruption of our society stemming from poverty. Lois, a young and naive girl has been betrayed by the very institutions that should have protected her. And now, she is Stuck!….Stuck in Limbo waiting to die! Her bitterness and…

Poem; Provenance Hotel

Walking into the room, I made for my knee-high economy bed,

A swift and thoughtless procession,
And the bed dressing relinquished these radial creases and folds
As my buttocks sank into the mattress. Softness is not always comfort
And the only history I share with this room is a receipt for one night’s boarding

The 2013 Farafina Creative Writers Workshop

Farafina Trust will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos, organized by award winning writer and creative director of Farafina Trust, Chimamanda Adichie, from August 6 to August 16 2013. The Caine Prize winning Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina, and others will co-teach the workshop alongside Adichie.

Dreamscapes and AfroMysterics

Laolu Senbanjo is a fast rising artist whose work has been showcased in various outlets within Nigeria and beyond. Here he tells us in his own words about his work, influences and dreams for the future First art I ever created! Oh my!  I can’t really remember, but I do remember swallowing a water colour…

NNENNA OKORE;ON IDEAS,SPACE AND POLITICAL ART

Considering that my work sometimes touches on environmental issues, one can easily classify them as having a political undertone. I personally see the works as reflecting the present issues and experiences we all face on a daily basis. No doubt that I have a vested interest in drawing attention to the mysteries and beauties of our natural spaces, but I am more interested in highlighting various ways the environment could inspire our creativity, use of materials or ideas.

HIGHLIGHTS FROM AFROPOLITAN VIBES

By Deola Olaoluwa The second edition of ‘Afropolitan Vibes’ featuring Bantu and his band performing alongside Yinka Davies, Ekow Alabi, Siji, and Abiodun attracted an even bigger crowd than the last edition, showing that positive vibes about the show has quickly began to spread. The easygoing crowd of music lovers – both young and old…