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PHOTOS: Buhari & Osinbajo hosts National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria

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The Crafters’ Conference 2017 ~ September 23 #tcc2017

The Crafters’ Conference 2017 (TCC 2017)

Theme: Crafting Our future with both hands.

Date: September 23, 2017

Venue: Shalom Park and Events Centre, Igando, Alimosho LG, Lagos State.

For more information, kindly visit https://craftersconference.zazeesworld.com

#tcc2017 #thecraftersconference #TheCraftressOnTheStrings #crafts #crafters #igando #alimosho #Lagos #Nigeria #September23

GTBank, British Council unveil first Outdoor sculpture by Yinka Shonibare in Lagos

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has partnered the British Council, the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, to sponsor the installation of the Wind Sculpture VI by renowned British-Nigerian artist, Yinka Shonibare MBE in Ndubuisi Kanu Park, Ikeja, Lagos.

The installation of the Wind Sculpture VI will be the first time that Shonibare’s work has gone on public display in Nigeria. The fibreglass artwork, six metres high by three metres wide, forms part of a series of important large-scale works that marked a new departure for Yinka Shonibare by working in fibre-glass and steel. Using these materials, Shonibare investigates the shifting movement of wind passing through fabricand through these grand sculptures, he encapsulates the sheer volume of wind three-dimensionally with exquisite dynamism. As part of the unveiling of the sculpture, Shonibare will give a talk to students and attend a screening of his work at the site of the installation. Read more

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