Lagos At Bozar & Summer of Photography, Brussels 16.06.16

SUMMER OF PHOTOGRAPHY 2016 
‘URBAN VIBES’

on Thursday 16 June 2016 at 18:30

Centre for Fine Arts, rue Ravensteinstraat 23, 1000 Brussels

 

18:45   Dance performance by Qudus Onikeku
19:15   Conversation with Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor
of Lagos, and Amos Gitai, Filmmaker
19:45   Opening of the exhibitions
20:00   Concert The Nile Project

21:00–23:45  Party by The Word Magazine
Sale Gosse (Live), Fluwelen Koord (Live), KZK (Live), DJ soFa (DJ set), Sixsix
Sixties (DJ set)

 

EXHIBITIONS:

• open spaces | secret places. Works from the SAMMLUNG VERBUND, Vienna 
• Dey your Lane! Lagos Variations 
• After Scale Model: Dwelling in the Work of James Casebere 
• Amos Gitai. Chronicle of an Assassination Foretold 
• Colin Delfosse. Versailles in the Jungle 
• Vincen Beeckman. The Gang 
 Eva Frapiccini. Golden Jail / Discovering Subjection -  Pasqua Vorgia. Traces 
• Tobias Zielony. The Citizen (2015) 
• Bart Lodewijks. Strombeek / Bozar Drawing 

 

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AFTERNOON TALKS:

15:30-17:00: TALK: Public Spaces as Social Glue 
VUB CROSSTALKS & BOZAR AGORA invite politicians, artists and academics from across the globe in an effort to find an answer to the questions: How can public spaces enhance community life? Why do some public spaces function as a political platform? How do the political and the social affect the city?

Speakers: Eva Frapiccini (Italian artist participating at SoP @Bozar), David Bravo (EU Prize for Urban Public Space & editor of publicspace.org), Tobias Zielony (German artist participating at SoP @ Bozar), Els Vervloesem (architecture Workroom Brussels)
Moderator: Jan de Zutter (journalist)

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 © Abraham Oghobase

© Abraham Oghobase

17:00-18:30: TALK: Can Lagos Save Africa ?
BOZAR AGORA invites Governor Ambode to discuss the future of Lagos with academics and artists. ‘Can Lagos save Africa?’ And if so, what could be the lessons for the world to learn from this example?

SpeakersAkinwunmi Ambode (Governor of Lagos), Qudus Onikeku (dancer), Azubuike Nwagbobu(founder and director of the African Artist’s Foundation), Michael Uwemedimo (director, CMAP project)
ModeratorTolu Ogunlesi (journalist in Lagos) and Chris Burns (Euronews)

http://www.bozar.be/en/activities/111910-can-lagos-save-africa

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