Projects

Digital Workshop Series Teaser © Goethe-Institut / Jeremiah Ikongio

Workshop series
Networking and its Power in Times of Crisis

​The German-French Culture Fund, Institut Français du Nigeria, Goethe-Institut Nigeria and Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) organize a digital modular workshop programme on the importance of cultural networking.

Past Projects

Library selfie july banner ©LibraryAidAfrica

#libraryselfie2020

The online initiative, which started in 2018, uses social media to create awareness about the importance of libraries as spaces for reading and learning in nine African countries: Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Cote d'Ivoire,  Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya & Ethiopia.

Corona Chronicles from Nigeria design @ Goethe-Institut / Oluwadara Omotoso

Corona Chronicles from Nigeria

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.

Logo of Kulturama.digital in blue, white and orange with a pair of glasses, eye and mouth in the background. Illustration: Tobias Schrank © Goethe-Institut

Kulturama.digital

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.

Collage of photos by participants of a workshop for illustrators and authors in Nigeria. © Goethe-Institut/ Lucid Creative

Children's Books Authors & Illustrators

A workshop-series for children's book illustrators and authors, facilitated by Ute Krause and Baba Aminu Abdulkareem. The participants are six authors and six illustrators, who were selected via an open call last year.

Back to Base - Teaser design @ rele gallery // Goethe-Institut

BACK TO BASE – YOUNG CONTEMPORARIES ART WORKSHOP FOR STUDENTS

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? Ideally, it will create a vital spark of interest and enthusiasm for culture and art among the adolescents. 

Edition Covers of the upcoming anthology book Foto: © Ouida Books

Water Birds on the Lake Shore

The Goethe-Institut is proud to present the release of the long-awaited Afro Young Adult anthology, titled “Water Birds on the Lake Shore: An Anthology of African Young-Adult Fiction”.

ABC Gruppenbild © Goethe-Institut Nigeria / Judith Häser

The ABC of Project Management

The ABC of Project Management, a year-long workshop series by Goethe-Institut Nigeria, was designed to support mid-level professionals in the creative, cultural and social scenes in Nigeria.
Here are the feedbacks from some of the participants and facilitators of the project

Barbara Kölling - Kinder und Jugendtheater © NRW KULTURsekretariat / Judith Pawlitta

Children and Youth Theatre Workshop

Call for Participation for Practitioners of Children and Youth Theatre in Nigeria: The Goethe-Institut in Lagos scouts for young theatre directors and actors/actresses focusing on children theatre in Nigeria.

Strechted Terrains Graphics: Goethe-Institut / Jeremiah Ikongio

Stretched Terrains – The Mobile Museum on it´s Way to Dak'Art

For the second time since 2016, the Goethe-Institut Nigeria initiates a mobile residency program titled "Stretched Terrains – The Mobile Museum on its
Way to Dak'Art" with a group of young artists from Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Germany.
 

Music In Africa © Jabu Nkosi

Music in Africa

Music In Africa is an information and exchange web portal dedicated to the African music sector. 

African Futures © Goethe-Institut Johannesburg

African Futures

What might various African futures look like?

Mokolo © Goethe-Institut Lagos

MOKOLO

By offering increased accessibility to African film industries, productions and content, Mokolo will contribute to a climate conducive to content creation and distribution.