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11 June 2019

17 Jan / 19 Dec - Focus on…

Garden After Work: a meeting of creative minds

In January 2019, the Institut français du Nigéria launched a year-long project titled Garden After Work. Every third Thursday of the month from 5 PM to 7 PM, the Institut’s garden has been opening its doors to creative people who want to meet up. This program aims to be a free platform for artists and…Continue Reading >

07 Apr / 29 Jun - Focus on…

[FOCUS ON…] Bukunmi at Ecole des Sables

Olukitibi Oluwabukunmi is a Nigerian dancer and an emerging choreographer committed to achieving the highest standard of performance. For her, dance is a tool, an escape, a room and a gift, whose influence transcends cultural, physical and emotional borders. She is one of the 23 African dancers who have been selected to participate in the…Continue Reading >

13 May / 13 Jun - Focus on…

[CALL FOR ENTRIES] Curatorial research grant

In the framework of the Africa 2020 season, the Rencontres d’Arles and Institut français are launching a curatorial research grant open to citizens of an African country (and mainly based in Africa). It is aimed at African curators wishing to carry out an unprecedented exhibition project in connection with images/photography. STAGE 1 — RESEARCH (summer…Continue Reading >

05 Jun / 11 Jun - Focus on…

Commemoration of World Environment Day

Ever since 1972 and the first United Nations Conference dedicated to human environment, the World Environment Day is celebrated worldwide, every year on the 5th of June. Particularly committed to the fight against climate change and the preservation of biodiversity, France has once again decided this year, to mark this Day in Abuja:  Starting June…Continue Reading >

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