We promote cultural exchange between Germany and Nigeria. We initiate film series, exhibitions, concerts, seminars and festivals which involve bilateral artistic production, reception and reflection.
Open Call Mapping New Bodies
We invite photographers, video artists, filmmakers and writers to submit an application for a workshop with Adéọlá Ọlágúnjú, taking place from March 8-10 at the Centre for Contemporary Arts, Lagos. The application deadline is on February 9th.
A Conversation with Ijoma Mangold Growing up bi-racial in Germany
On November 22nd 2021, Nigerian writer, Chika Unigwe talked to German writer and literary critic, Ijoma Mangold, about his memoir The German Crocodile, which was recently translated into the English. You can listen to the virtual conversation here.
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.
Written by Peju Akande, Toni Kan, Jahman Anikulapo, and accompanied with illustrations by visual artist Abdulkareem Baba Aminu, this book is full of facts and fun – and will provide you with all you need to know about Who’s Who in the Yorùbá Pantheon. Learn more about powerful Yemọja, strong Sàngó, Ọṣun’s ways of wisdom – and why Èsù most definitely is not Satan!
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.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.