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African artists showcase diversity in London

Featuring at the annual London Art Week which attracts thousands of visitors enjoying the best of art at the Frieze Art Fair, the 1.54 Contemporary African Art Fair, the design fair PAD, the Bonhams Modern & Contemporary Art Auction, and over a hundred art events happening across the city, is an exhibition titled; “No Room For Fear”.

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Roforofo, others set for Inspiro’s Afrobeat Tribute Concert for Fela

AS the world, celebrates the life and works of Nigeria’s foremost musical icon, late Fela Anikulapo Kuti who passed on 22 years, Inspiro Productions in partnership with The Lekki Coliseum (TLC) are not left out as the duo is set to organize a tribute concert in honour of the icon at the Topnotch The Lekki Coliseum in Lekki Lagos on Thursday 17th October, 2019.

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LIMCAF 2019 grand finale exhibition, gala night for Nov

THE Board of Trustees of the Life In My City Art Festival (LIMCAF) has announced a  shift in the dates of events of the 2019 Festival including the Grand Finale Exhibition as well as the Gala and Award Night which usually hold during the last week of October every year also known to the Organisers as Festival Week.  The festival will now open on November 11, while the gala night will hold on 16th of November, 2019.

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Kehinde Wiley makes history, unveils monumental sculpure at Times Square

IT WAS a another honour well deserved for renowned  Nigerian-American portraitist Kehinde Wiley as he recently unveiled a monumental public sculpture in Times Square, New York on the Broadway Plaza between 46th and 47th Streets. Following its presentation,  Rumors of War  will be permanently installed on historic Arthur Ashe Boulevard in Richmond at the entrance to the  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts  (VMFA), as a recent acquisition to the museum’s world-class collection. An installation ceremony will take place at VMFA on December 10, 2019.

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Nsikak Essien heads LIMCAF 2019 national jury

IN continuation of the trend set from the beginning of the Festival 13 years ago to ensure the highest level of integrity and excellence in the judging process by appointing the very best of practitioners, scholars and curators in contemporary art in Nigeria with occasional inclusion of foreign experts into the jury panel, so that only the indisputable best of our young artists emerge from the exercise every year,  the Board of Trustees of the youth empowerment NGO Life In My City Art Festival (LIMCAF) 2019 has approved the recommendations of the Central Organising Committee for the appointment of the Members of the National Jury Panel 2019 with Mr. Nsikak Essien as Chairman.

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