Curator's Talk: Art and the Articulation of Politics in Nigeria
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Dr Charles Gore, Dr Paula Callus, Joy Onyejiako
Date: 28 June 2022Time: 8:00 PM
Finishes: 28 June 2022Time: 9:00 PM
Venue: Virtual Event
Type of Event: Lecture
Curators Dr Charles Gore and Dr Paula Callus, with moderator Joy Onyejiako, will discuss the work of several key Nigerian contemporary artists from a spectrum of media and practice, including photographers, cartoonists, animators, video, and mixed-media artists, and consider how they encounter and respond to the often-challenging circumstances found in Nigeria shaped as they often are by local and national politics. In particular they will focus upon how artists operated within and outside of official networks in Nigeria and within contested spaces on social media around the elections in 2019.
How to attend this talk
This event will be held on Zoom. It is free and open to the public.
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Organiser: Brunei Gallery, SOAS Alumni, AFSOAS
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