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Artists search for true identity

In a troubled nation like ours, the need for the search for one’s true identity is necessary and that is why a group of young talented artists embark on a never ending journey of self-discovery as they display their distinct and captivating ensemble of colourful artworks in a group exhibition tagged Identities.

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Soyinka’s play relived on MUSON stage

The Yoruba cosmology (belief in the living, the dead, and the unborn) was the focus of The Childville Schools’ annual drama performance held Friday 16 June at the Agip Recital Hall, MUSON Centre, Lagos, when it re-enacted Wole Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman, directed by Mr. Gboyega Biletan Jerome.

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Photography: A new narrative beyond aesthetics

When Segun Olotu, the convener of the Now Collectives International Conference TNC’17 made a passionate speech towards an emerging perspective in the photography industry during the opening of the maiden edition of the world photography workshop in Lagos weekend, little did he know that a new chart and awareness beyond traditional narrative was created.

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Culture is Nigeria’s new oil – Otunba Runsewe

The new Director-General of National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe (OON), last Saturday, took a significant step in his journey and mission to reposition the country’s cultural industries as ‘Nigeria’s next oil’. That step was the National Stakeholders Meeting on Cultural Industries Forum organised by the council in Lagos.

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