What happens, when five young contemporary Nigerian artists, coming from different parts of this country, go back to their former schools in their hometowns and lead two-day art workshops for the students?
African Mobilities explores an architectural response to the complexities of migration and the circulation of people, ideas, resources and aesthetics – both in physical space and in spaces of the imagination.
It was a typical school day in the life of students of Akin Ogunpola Model College, Akinale. Akinale is a non-descript town along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway close to Ewekoro cement factory. The town is so small; an impatient driver will easily miss it.
Why and how are fake news spread? What role do fake news play in current politics? What can be done to combat fake news? - these are some of the central questionns that will be addressed in the paneld discussion.
The Goethe-Institut invites experts and creatives worldwide to exchange ideas on colonial power relations, their consequences and, above all, how to dismantle them: in discourses, interviews, opinion articles and art projects. For a decolonized and non-racial world.
The Music Department is now funding residencies in Germany for musicians from developing and transition countries. These residencies are to be used to work on new international programmes and productions with partners in Germany. The application deadlines for projects scheduled to start by March 2020 at the latest is 15 November.
Between June 25 and 28, participants at the ENTER AFRICA Lagos Workshop exchanged ideas for improving learning, social interaction, community engagement, and mobility in Lagos. For the workshop group, the city tour was a major highlight
At the Decolonizing the Campus symposium in Lagos, numerous local and international architects will take a critical look at design theory and university buildings from the early and transitional years of Nigerian independence as part of bauhaus imaginista. The focus of the discussion is Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria, which was founded in 1961 in protest against British education policies at the end of colonial rule.
"Games and Politics" will be exhibited at the Goethe-Institut Nigeria between April 23 and May 15, 2019. It will be accompanied by a supporting programme, which will include a VR Workshop for journalists.
We are excited to announce our selected participants for our upcoming Storymakers workshop with Award-winning German author and illustrator, Ute Krause and Nigerian illustrator and journalist, Abdulkareem Baba Aminu