Tag: Arts

Lagos plans incubation centre for start-ups, artisans
Arts Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf

Lagos plans incubation centre for start-ups, artisans

Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, The Lagos State Commissioner for Wealth Creation, Pharm. (Mrs.) Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, has said the Akinwunmi Ambode-led administration will establish incubation centres for start-ups and artisans across the state before the end of the administration next year. Unveiling this plan in an interview with The Guardian at the weekend, […]

‘I am influencing enhanced perspectives of ourselves, our culture, our arts’
Arts Ben Enwonwu Ben Osawe Culture El Anatsui Gani Odutokun Guardian Woman Marcia Kure Ndidi Dike Obiora Udechukwu Ugoma Adegoke Uzo Egonu Yusuf Grillo

‘I am influencing enhanced perspectives of ourselves, our culture, our arts’

Ugoma Adegoke Ugoma Adegoke trained as an economist and corporate finance professional but is today, a creative entrepreneur, gallerist and foremost multi-arts curator. A tireless community builder, arts advocate, passionate art collector and taste-maker, she is the founding director and Chief Curator of Bloom Art, Lagos. In 2014, she originated […]

‘I am influencing enhanced perspectives of ourselves, our culture, our arts’
Arts Ben Enwonwu Ben Osawe Culture El Anatsui Gani Odutokun Guardian Woman Marcia Kure Ndidi Dike Obiora Udechukwu Ugoma Adegoke Uzo Egonu Yusuf Grillo

‘I am influencing enhanced perspectives of ourselves, our culture, our arts’

Ugoma Adegoke Ugoma Adegoke trained as an economist and corporate finance professional but is today, a creative entrepreneur, gallerist and foremost multi-arts curator. A tireless community builder, arts advocate, passionate art collector and taste-maker, she is the founding director and Chief Curator of Bloom Art, Lagos. In 2014, she originated […]

Fajenyo interrogates language, style in Nwoye’s oeuvre
Arts Books Ezekiel Fajenyo May Ifeoma Nwoye The Writings of May Ifeoma Nwoye

Fajenyo interrogates language, style in Nwoye’s oeuvre

The Writings of May Ifeoma Nwoye A literary analysis of a published work is a no mean task. While it is usually a subjective evaluation, the analyst is expected to cast light on relevant make-ups of work for readers to understand. Therefore, to critically evaluate a writer’s oeuvre, as Ezekiel […]

Active projectile on a mission to restore country’s museums, preserve artefacts
Abdulkareem Kadiri Adesola Oyinloye-Ndu Arts Revue

Active projectile on a mission to restore country’s museums, preserve artefacts

Exhibits at Esie Museum Blessed with several destinations suitable for tourism including, museums, natural sites, art galleries and beaches, Nigeria’s tourism potential still remains untapped. According to the 2017 Annual Economic Reports of World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), air travel and tourism in Nigeria contributed just 1.7 per cent […]

Anyanwu expands collage art with Fabrication
Akinwunmi Ambode Arts Sisi Eko Series Uzoma Samuel Anyanwu

Anyanwu expands collage art with Fabrication

Much as the landscape of non-traditional materials in mixed media expression has widened, very few artists, who work in that medium, have convincing stories to tell. Most commonly used, perhaps, to nauseating taste, are textile materials, either on canvas or sculptural expressions. The textile or fabric-polluted Lagos art landscape will […]

BlazeMoney platform to lift creative industry
Arts BlazeMoney CCI creative industry Culture Financial Technology Tony Abulu

BlazeMoney platform to lift creative industry

Filmmaker and entrepreneur, Tony Abulu. Photo/Prweb In an unprecedented, innovative strategy to attract the $21 billion yearly remittances from Nigerians in diaspora, filmmaker and entrepreneur, Tony Abulu, has created a symbiotic relationship between Financial Technology (Fintech) and Nigerian creative industry, writes. Tony Abulu is not a new figure in the […]

With new Nigerian conjectures, Edozie interrogates modern slavery
Arts Dame Julie Okah-Donli NAPTIP National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons Visual Arts

With new Nigerian conjectures, Edozie interrogates modern slavery

One of Edozie's paintings titled, 'The Last Consignment To Lampedusa' Mediterranean, the artist George Edozie’s latest paintings and sculptures look at the origin of human trafficking in Africa and indicts the continent’s leaders over the needless deaths of greener pasture seekers along the inglorious routes.   Recently, Director-General of National […]

Adewale … Touching lives, soothing pains with his Palette
Adewale Olakunle Joel anaemia Arts cancer sickle-cell U.S. Consulate Visual Arts

Adewale … Touching lives, soothing pains with his Palette

Adewale Adewale Olakunle Joel is an artist with a passion to use his palette to heal the sick and put smiles on faces of internally displaced persons (IDPs). Working in partnership with the U.S. Consulate, Adewale has held different sessions with children with cancer, sickle cell anaemia, as well as, […]

Sylvia… The ‘art’ of exploring ‘spirit husband’ in Nollywood
Arts Chris Attoh Ini Dima Okojie Nollywood Spirit Husband Sylvia Udoka Onyeka Visual Arts

Sylvia… The ‘art’ of exploring ‘spirit husband’ in Nollywood

Zainab Balogun in the movie, Sylvia For the most part, Nollywood films that have ‘spirit husband’ themes wind up in a Pentecostal church or some juju man’s shrine with screaming scenes of exorcism. In fact, such films abound in their numbers and they come across as some lazy screenwriters and […]

KABAFEST and the changing Northern Nigeria narrative
Arts Jaba Council KABAFEST Nigeria NOK village North Professor Zaynab Alkali Revue

KABAFEST and the changing Northern Nigeria narrative

ana Darkoa, Wana Udobang, Fatima Zhara Danejo and Aminat Salihu at the session on Feminism for the future: Perception and Reality. Kaduna weather is known for being quite unpredictable. Intermittent rainfalls and scorching sunshine. If you have to be anywhere now,  just go with umbrella. No harm. But Kaduna’s cultural landscape […]