ART X Lagos Meets President Macron
Highlights from the ART X Lagos special exhibition for President Emmanuel Macron of France as part of the Celebration of African Culture event, held in his honour at the New Afrika Shrine in Ikeja, Lagos on July 3rd 2018.
ART X Lagos – The 2018 Fair
The third edition of ART X Lagos was our most ambitious to date, showcasing the cutting edge of African contemporary art and culture, with a wide array of artists from the continent and diaspora.
ART X Talks
Leading Contemporaries: Njideka Akunyili Crosby
On the occasion of her first public artist talk in Nigeria, sponsored by Chapel Hill Denham, MacArthur Fellow Njideka Akunyili Crosby talks about her practice and influences in conversation with moderator Tayo Ogunbiyi.
The King of Covers: Lemi Ghariokwu
Drawing on music as an alternative space and archive, Lemi Ghariokwu reflects on the interplay of aesthetics and the Nigerian socio-political climate of the 1970s to 90s in his art. Moderated by curator Missla Libsekal.
Who No Know Go Know
On the occasion of its fortieth anniversary, historian Ed Keazor and Stacy Hardy, associate editor of Chimurenga, discuss how we remember, map and rethink our histories through the lens of FESTAC ‘77 – the 2nd World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture.
Collecting Today for Tomorrow
Moderated by art collector Femi Lijadu, this panel discussion brings into focus the nuances of bringing out the true value of an art collection through corporate social responsibility, legacy building and management of art as an asset class.
ART X Prize
Interview with Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola
Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola, the winner of the 2018 ART X Prize with Access, reveals how she uses the body and expression in her performance art as a means of telling a story.
On the Importance of Supporting Emerging Artists
Director of Omenka Gallery and President of the Society of Nigerian Artists, Oliver Enwonwu speaks on the importance of support for emerging Nigerian artists.
On the ART X Prize with Access and the Local Art Scene
Visual artist, performer and curator of local art space The Tree House, Wura-Natasha Ogunji, speaks on the relevance and timeliness of the ART X Prize with Access for Nigeria's burgeoning art scene.
On The ART X Prize with Access
Watch Amaechi Okobi, Group Head, Corporate Communications of Access Bank and Tokini Peterside, our Founder/Director give details on this year's 'ART X Prize with Access' and our continued partnership with Access Bank to encourage Nigeria's dynamic emerging artists.
ART X Live!
ART X Live! – The 2018 Edition
Sponsored by Absolut, Budweiser, The Beat 99.9 FM, and Trace, ART X Live! saw some of Africa’s fastest emerging talent collaborate for a one-night-only live music and visual art showcase.
ART X Live! 2018 Trailer
ART X Live! presents Sonic Archive: They Knew Before The New, a live music and visual art show exploring Africa’s rich musical history. Take a look at our trailer for the show.