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FT and OppenheimerFunds Launch 2016 Emerging Voices Awards

  The Financial Times and OppenheimerFunds today announced the launch of the second annual FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards, a global initiative designed to recognize artistic talent in emerging-market nations.* The winners in three categories – art, fiction, and film – will be announced in September 2016. Each winner will receive a $40,000 award, and two […]

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Playwriting Competition;Call For Entries

  Are you a playwright or dramatist? Do you write dramatic literature or drama to be performed by actors? To support young playwrights, the Lagos Theatre Festival 2016 is seeking submissions of scripts for the Festival. The topic of the play should reflect the experiences of young people living in Lagos today. Shortlisted plays will […]


Lagos: Hustle And Hope Exhibition

  Rele Gallery is pleased to announce the first of the ‘Lagos: Hustle and Hope’ exhibition series. The exhibition, which will run for three weeks, will open with a reception from 6pm on March 25, 2015, at 5 Military Street, Onikan, Lagos. Lagos: Hustle and Hope captures the dynamic nature of the city-state Lagos and […]

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Culture Diaries; Taiye Idahor presents Hairvolution

  This project began through a simple but important question that I have been confronted with since I was a child, Is this your hair? This question is asked because my hair is black and wavy. This perennial question has elicited a journey of self discovery of which the point of departure is a focus on my […]

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Culture Diaries; Yinka Ilori At the Whitespace

  You are cordially invited to ‘THIS IS WHERE IT STARTED’ a solo installation by British Based Nigerian Designer Yinka Ilori at ‘a whitespace from 24th to 28th October 2014. Yinka continues with his use of Yoruba parables as a starting point for his work, however, in this series, his work is taking on a new and richer […]