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On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, the French Development Agency in Abuja is organizing a series of events.On October 11th 2018, a roundtable will bring together scientists, politicians and the civil society around a study on Lake Chad. In the evening, a photo exhibition on the same theme will open for a week at…Continue Reading >

11 Oct / 19 Oct - Abuja

Lake Chad exhibition

FROM OCTOBER 11TH TO 19TH – AT THE INSTITUT FRANÇAIS DU NIGERIA  This exhibition, organised by the French Agency for Development (AFD), highlights, through the drawings of the geographer Christian Seignobos and the photographs of the reporter Pascal Maitre, a case study of the adaptation of various populations to a complex geography, in perpetual motion, located on the…Continue Reading >

The Second annual Photocarrefour photography exhibition themed “Framing Common Identity” opening of the 29th of September, 2018.   This year, that present interesting works from divergent photographers, who are using the medium of photography to visually explore the complex theme of Identity. These photographers, with the use of camera techniques, concepts and approach, communicate their point…Continue Reading >

01 Jul / 16:00 - Abuja

ALMAJIR

After a month residency between Lagos, Kaduna, Zaria and Kano, Fly By Night, an international interdisciplinary artists collective, invites you to a presentation of their ongoing project “ALMAJIR”, a multiform intersection between performance, visual art and video installation. Native Maqari, Qudus Onikeku and Simon Rouby will share a first version of this project, before further…Continue Reading >

The Institut francais du Nigeria supports this project by invited Simon Rouby, an accomplished French animated film director, to a 1-month artistic residency in Nigeria… Like the famous Khalila et Dhimna story from which it borrows the name, Flying Carpet Is a multi disciplinary collaborative project that gathers six artists from different places and background including; Nigeria, France, USA, and Algeria, in…Continue Reading >

May 14 – 16, 2018   Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos 9 Mc Ewen Street, Yaba Lagos   www.ccalagos.org   Initiated by CCA Lagos’ Associate Curator  Iheanyi Onwuegbucha and Led by Paris-based French and English curator and Writer Caroline Hancock   The Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, invites young curators, art writers, critics, and practitioners…Continue Reading >

Caroline Hancock is a French and English independent curator, writer, editor and translator based in Paris. Having worked on major eclectic, non-hierarchical, cross-historical and multi-disciplinary exhibitions at the Hayward Gallery in the early 2000s, she continues to research Surrealism and its international connections, the potentials of archival materials and the dialogue between ancient, modern and…Continue Reading >

29 Mar / 01 Apr - Abuja

Generation Y exhibition

The Institut francais du Nigeria supports Generation Y exhibition by Retro Africa. FROM MARCH 29TH TO 1 APRIL 1ST EXHIBITION PAVILIONBESIDE THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, ABUJA SYNOPSIS – The Working Theme for the exposition is “Generation Y”. This Expo will attempt to touch-on contemporary issues through the eyes of millennials. Generation Y. intends to capture the zeitgeist of one generation…Continue Reading >

The Institut francais du Nigeria have sponsored two photographers during five days for taking part in the 11th edition of Bamako Photography biennial: Tersoo Gundu and Blaize Echeune Itodo. This two photographers based in Abuja have created Photo Carrefour. Photo Carrefour is a photography hangout and exhibition event that seeks to advance the conversation on the art of…Continue Reading >

The Institut français du Nigéria supports, as part of its invitation program, the trip in Paris of two Nigerian artists. The first one is the multi-media artist Modupeola Fadugba. She is currently in residence at the Cité internationale des arts as part of the program of the Institut français. She will present her exhibition “Prayers,…Continue Reading >

The Institut français du Nigeria supports the residency of French artist Vincent Parisot in November at the International Institute for Creative Development in Abuja. This one month residency gathered 5 artists from around the world who worked on artistic projects and took time to discover and interact with the Nigerian artistic scene. Vincent Parisot also created…Continue Reading >

04 Jun / 10 Jun - Abuja

Photo Junction with Lagos Photo

Photo: Sami Trabelsi   PHOTO JUNCTONS WITH LAGOSPHOTO   A week-long event organised by the Institut français du Nigeria, the Embassy of France in Nigeria, the Embassy of Spain in Nigeria, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Abuja, and the Thought Pyramid Art Centre, in partnership with LagosPhoto Festival.   EXHIBITION 2-10…Continue Reading >

Since 2010, the Focus program has lead to the invitation of over 100 curators, critics, and directors of institutions from around the world to discover the French artistic scene through visits of the diverse spaces dedicated to contemporary art (museums, art centres, foundations, galleries) and meetings with artists and curators in Paris.  Taiye Idahor is…Continue Reading >

23 Nov / 17:30 - Abuja

Towards COP21 // Opening event

  OPENING EVENT Monday 23 November 2015 – 5:30pm Opening ceremony of the week long event on climate change Unveiling of the photo exhibition 60 solutions against climate change by Yann Arthus-Bertrand The exhibition comprises 21 photos by Yann Arthus-Bertrand from his famous “Earth from Above” series and presents concrete initiatives in four sectors: cities,…Continue Reading >

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