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Did you miss any of our past events at Institut Francais du Nigeria in Abuja? No need to worry! You can view them here from our archive.These events range from our past movies to cultural activities by either our organization or any of our partners. Feel free to contact us for further information.

Visual Arts

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 >

01 Jul / 16:00 - Focus on…

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 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 >

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 Institut français du Nigéria is looking for a professional in virtual and immersive realities interested to participate in a week-long programme on this theme in France (the programme will be in English). With other professionals from all over the world, the participant will be invited to meet French actors in the field as part…Continue Reading >

Based on the work of Ilan Deutsch-Levitan, French photographer, and Clarence Ugdebe (Gottay Photography), Nigerian photographer, this exhibition puts into light the faces and stories of displaced and vulnerable populations of Maiduguri. Among the inhabitants and displaced people of Bolori II ward, the two photographers have met beneficiaries of the food security program set up…Continue Reading >

Première Urgence Internationalewarmly invites you to the official opening of the “Through the eyes of Maiduguri” exhibition.For this occasion you are invited to participate in a breakfast debate on the 22nd of January 2019, at 10am  at the Institut français du Nigéria  52 Libreville Street, Off Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja Thus, the event will focus on the activities of Première Urgence Internationale in…Continue Reading >

Dates From Tuesday 11 to Friday 21 June 2019 (inclusive) Background The Ministry of Culture (General Secretariat, Department of Legal and International Affairs, European and International Affairs Sub-division) is organising this seminar as part of its training offer. The seminar will be presented in English only. Audience The seminar is aimed at experienced English-speaking professionals…Continue Reading >

ENCOUNTER FRENCH CULTURE IN ABUJA is a Photo Contest and Exhibition which is part of the celebrations of the French Language week happening between the 18th to 23rd of March 2019. This Contest and Exhibition aims to motivate photographers (professional and amateur), artists and photo enthusiastic to make a connection with aspects of French culture around…Continue Reading >

18 Mar / 22 Mar - Focus on…

[FOCUS ON…] Immersive Realities Programme

Uche Anisiuba is a 3D generalist, with over five years of experience creating contents for the animation, game, visual effects and XR (extended reality) industry in Nigeria. He co-founded Quadron Studios, a Lagos based studio that fuses the arts with technology to create stunning experiences. With our support, he took part in the Immersive Realities Focus…Continue Reading >

The Institut français du Nigéria is looking for a cultural professional concerned by the mediation process to participate in a week-long programme focusing on the use and role of digital technology as a way to facilitate the interaction between the work of art and the public. To apply, you have to be either: a museum…Continue Reading >

The International Institute for Creative Development (IICD Center), with the support of the Institut français du Nigéria, organizes a critical portfolio review and curatorial practice workshop. It will take place at IICD center, in Abuja, from May 23 to 27, 2019 and it will be contucted by Nduwhite Ndubuisi, curator and founder of IICD Center, and Yves Chatap,…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 >

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