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Launched in 2010, LagosPhoto is the first and only international arts festival of photography in Nigeria. In a month long festival, events include exhibitions, workshops, artist presentations, discussions and large scale outdoor prints displayed throughout the city with the aim of reclaiming public spaces and engaging the general public with multifaceted stories of Africa. LagosPhoto aims to establish a community for contemporary photography which will unite local and international artists through images that encapsulate individual experiences and identities from across all of Africa. LagosPhoto presents and educates about photography as it is embodied in the exploration of historical and contemporary issues, the sharing of cultural practices, and the promotion of social programmes.
15-16 July, UCT, Cape Town. A two day conference on philosophers Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari and their relevance for Africa, with keynote speakers Ian Buchanan, Achille Mbembe and Rosi Braidotti.
The inaugural international video art festival in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Nafasi Art Space is a Contemporary Art Space in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania that has been in existence since 2009. It is situated on the edge of an industrial terrain and a residential area in Mikocheni B in an old warehouse with a large plot.
The internship is a 2-month, full time semi-paid position, which requires the intern to work a five day week, 9am to 5pm.
After a highly contested election CCIFSA announces its inaugural office bearers to serve on its board.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Tierney Fellowship at the Market Photo Workshop.
UK/NG is a programme that aims to connect over forty million young Nigerians (aged 18–35) to the UK by building new audiences for UK and Nigerian arts and culture.