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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.

Open Call Olanrewaju Orisunmibare/Jeremiah Ikongio © Goethe-Institut

Support of the Local Cultural Scene

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

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Enter Africa Lagos Workshop

Can Games make a better world? Teams in 15 African countries will use a gaming app to create future scenarios for their cities.

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.

​Residenzprogramme für Künstler*innen und Kurator*innen aus Berlin und Lagos 2018 Berlin Skyline: CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons​ Lagos Skyline: Goethe-Institut/Jeremiah Ikongio

Residency Programme for Artists and Curators

In 2018, the Goethe-Institut Nigeria in the context of its partnership with the Center for Art and Urbanistics (ZK/U) in Berlin, the cultural office of local government Berlin Mitte, SAVVY Contemporary Art Space Berlin and the Arthouse Foundation in Lagos continues with a residency programme for artists and curators from Berlin and Lagos.

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Music in Africa

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

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African Futures

What might various African futures look like?

Mokolo © Goethe-Institut Lagos


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

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Wiki Loves Women

Wiki Loves Women bridges two significant gaps on Wikimedia projects – women and Africa – both in terms of content about these subjects and in terms of participation by people from these groups.

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Literary Crossroads

Literary Crossroads is a series of talks where Nigerian writers meet colleagues from all over the continent and from the African diaspora to discuss trends, topics and themes prevalent in their literatures today.