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.

The title Kulturama.digital is shown against a blue-white-orange background including the following objects: glasses, an eye and a mouth. 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.

Goethe on Demand © Filmgalerie 451

GOETHE ON DEMAND

In cooperation with Filmgalerie 451 the Goethe-Institut is launching an online streaming program called Goethe on Demand. It contains a still small but exquisite selection of films, is free of charge and will be available worldwide until 31 July 2020.

SUPPORT AND CONNECT – NIGERIAN ART AND CULTURE PROJECTS 2020 © Goethe-Institut / Abayomi Akande

SUPPORT AND CONNECT – NIGERIAN ART AND CULTURE PROJECTS 2020

Goethe-Institut Nigeria is proud to announce the 12 successful projects to be funded in its 2020 Open Call to Support and Connect local initiatives in the Nigerian cultural scene.

Participants Announcement © 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.

Lagos - Berlin Residency 2020 Lagos_GUF footprint: from 2012-2014 by Global Urban Footprint

Residency Programme for Artists and Curators

The Goethe-Institut Nigeria, in cooperation with 16/16 residency in Lagos and the Berlin art institutions, ZK/U – Center for Art and Urbanistics, SAVVY Contemporary and Galerie Wedding, is offering residencies for artists / curators from Lagos and
Berlin.

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

Open Call Olanrewaju Orisunmibare/Jeremiah Ikongio © Goethe-Institut

Open Call
Support of the Local Cultural Scene

The Goethe-Institut Nigeria supports Nigerian artists and cultural experts in implementing their projects.

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.

Henrike Grohs Art Award

In memory of Henrike Grohs, the Goethe-Institut and the Grohs family conceived a €20.000 prize dedicated to artists living and practicing in Africa.

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.