The digital festival presents a programme of artistic contributions and debates over three days. The focus is on the question of how colonial structures work in the present and how they can be overcome. We invite you to join us via livestream and chat.
The Corona Chronicles are an interview series, in which the Goethe-Institut Nigeria asked ten Nigerian artists and journalists what the crisis means for them and their work, how they deal with it and what lessons they have learnt for the future.
A virus is showing us how globally networked and yet how fragile our public life is. What does the pandemic mean to and for each of us and for society as a whole? Here are some responses from intellectuals and artists around the world with regard to our present predicament and what lies in store for us afterwards.
We have revamped all our courses so that you can do them online as well, no matter if you are using a smartphone, tablet or laptop. Classes start on April 20th! For more information and to enroll, click here!
The festival season is open! Four festivals are on this week’s digital calendar of events … and they’re not about to let the pandemic get in the way! So here they are, along with a bunch of other scheduled online cultural events over the next seven days.
The evidence of the highly developed courtly art that flourished in the old kingdom of Benin has been preserved in European and North American collections since the British colonial period. This fact still forces Nigerian museums to preserve the cultural memory of its indigenous peoples in other ways.
Magic moments in fairy tales: our new columnist Thomas Böhm is still enchanted when he hears the words “Es war einmal…” (“Once upon a time...”). He knows why we love the same stock phrases in every language. And he explains why learning the language of doves can be very worthwhile.
As part of our support and adherence to Government regulations and directives to stem the spread of the COVID-19 in our country, the Goethe-Institut Nigeria will be closed to the public from Monday, March 23rd, 2020.
Kulturama brings international culture into your living room: house concerts live from Buenos Aires, puppet theatre from the kitchen or live acts from the Berlin club scene. Organisers enter their events and open them to international audiences. Spectators can find dates and support artists with donations. Together and in solidarity through this time.