Africa Heritage 2009 Programme

Just in case you didn’t get the lastest African Colours Newsletter or didn’t know about the programme from other sources, here it is the …

Africa Heritage 2009 Programme

Heraldic Roundtable1

Theme: “Perception and Promotion of Visual Arts: A Comparative Study of Visual Arts in Nigeria and Japan

Lead Paper: Ms. Shirabe Ogata, (Art Historian and a PhD student at the Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan)

Date: Wednesday August 12, 2009 @ 3.00pm

Venue: Alliance Francaise, Enugu

Heraldic Roundtable & Cocktail 2

Theme: “Biennales and Festivals as Arbiter of Power and Politics in the Creative Economy”

Lead Speaker: Claire Tancons

Date: 27th August @3.00pm.

Venue: Alliance Francaise, Engugu (?)

Lecture/Slide Presentation by Danish artist Lasse Lau

Date: September 15, 2009, (Co-coordinators: Helen Uhunmwuagho and Kent Onah)

Venue: School of Art and Design, Auchi, Polytechnic, Auchi.

Lecture/Slide Presentation by Danish artist Lasse Lau

Date: September 17, 2009 (Co-coordinator: Mr. Chikwe Eheli)

Venue: Department of Fine and Applied Arts, College of Education, Eha Amufu.

Grand Exhibition

Exhibition Coordinators: Tochukwu Amano, Chikwe Eheli & Tony Odey (Enugu), Kpodo Michael (Port Harcourt), Simon Ikpakronyi (Abuja), Timipre amah (Yenogua), Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi (USA)

National Museum, Enugu, Sunday 20 – Wednesday 30 September, 2009, Opening 3.00pm Sunday September 20, 2009.

Ancillary exhibitions:

Art is Everywhere

Curator: Ayo Adewunmi.
Alliance Francaise, Enugu. September 22-30, 2009 Opening: 5.pm Tuesday September 22, 2009

“And they shall beat their spears into ploughshares”

3rd Peace Poster Exhibition of the Art Republic (special biennale edition)

Ofu Obi Africa Centre, Enugu. September 18-20, 2009

Creative Photography and One Minute Videos

Alliance Francaise, Enugu. September 22-30, 2009, Opening: 5.pm Tuesday September 22, 2009

The World is Flat

Participating artists: Dan Rees (UK), Heman Chong (SG), C. Krydz Ikwuemesi (NG), Jee Young Sim (KR/US), Kristofer Hultenberg (SE/DK). Lasse Lau (DK). Lize Mogel (US), Shahram Entekhabi (IR), Anonymous (RO) and Ursula Nistrup (DK). Curator: Johanne Løgstrup.

Alliance Francaise, Enugu.September 22-30, 2009; Opening: 5.pm Tuesday September 22, 2009

Salute to Ndubuisi Onah

This is a mini memorial to late Ndubuisi Onah, former PACA member. The exhibition, to be held in IMT, Enugu where Onah was formerly Head of Department, features a selection of his works with introductory essay by Ayo Adewunmi and Dr. Abel Diakparomre.

Dept of Fine and Applied Arts, IMT, Enugu September 17-30, 2009. Opening: 5.pm Thursday September 17, 2009. Coordinators: Ayo Adewunmi & Tony Odeh, FAA, IMT, Enugu

Impulses

Paintings and drawings by C. Krydz Ikwuemesi.

National Council for Arts and Culture, Enugu. September 22 – October 2, 2009, Opening: 4.pm Monday September 28, 2009

A Return to History:

A collection of uli ethno-aesthetic crafts.

Embassy of the United States of America, Abuja. September 24-25, 2009. Opening: 4.pm Thursday September 24, 2009 (Co-coordinator: Petrolina Onyeaka)

Visual Metaphors: drawings and paintings in celebration of Things Fall Apart. Artists: George Odoh, Chijoke Onuorah, Okey Nwafor, Henry Mujunga, and C. Krydz Ikwuemesi. To be preceded by Lecture/Slide Presentation by Danish artist Lasse Lau Department of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. September 21, 2009 at 10.00am (Co-coordinators: Dr. Godwin Uka and Dr. Ozioma Onuzulike)

Ana Gallery, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. September 21-30, 2009. Opening: 12noon Monday September 21, 2009

Echoes of the Niger Delta

Exhibition by Kent Onah

Alliance Franciase, Enugu. Date: 22-30 September

Further related events are listed at the African Colours Website.

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