Based on two current fieldworks conducted in Osun Grove, Osogbo and Victoria Island, Lagos, this exhibition presented some of the materials produced during these research projects in order to capture and render the sensitive dimension of spaces. This visual and sound installation presented maps, photographs, and sound recordings. Te opening in the presence of the artist and researchers was held on April 5th, at 3pm in the Hall of the Institute of African Studies, UI.
On Tuesday 25 April, Dr Vincent Hiribarren participated in a panel discussion entitled 'The Restitution Debate: Diaspora Affairs, Migration and the Reinvention of Identity'.
Wednesday July 12, 3-5pm, Draper's Hall, UI
On Wednesday 12th of July 2017, iOpenEye Ltd, the Institut Francais of Nigeria, IFRA Nigeria and the Women Research and Documentation Centre (WORDOC) were pleased to present “HEAR WORD! Naija Women Talk True” in Draper’s Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan.
8th of June 2017, University of Ibadan
On the 8th of June 2017, Apkass, the Institut Francais of Nigeria and IFRA Nigeria were extremely pleased to organise two special events in presence of the prominent filmmaker Alain Gomis, two-time winner of the Golden Stallion for the best African film at the FESPACO Festival of Ouagadougou and recipient of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2017 Berlin Film Festival.
As a crowning final to this really fruitful academic year, IFRA Nigeria and WORDOC, together with the Institut Français Nigeria, iOpenEye Ltd and the Institute of African Studies, are delighted to invite you to the presentation of HEAR WORD! Naija Women Talk True, a piece of performance art staged by Ifeoma Fafunwa, on Wednesday 12th of July from 3pm to 5pm in Draper's Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan.
4th of May 2017, Draper’s Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan
On Thursday, 4th of May, IFRA Nigeria organised a special screening of the movie Tomorrow in Draper’s Hall, Institute of African Studies (IAS), University of Ibadan. The screening took place within the scope of a film tour in Nigeria in partnership with the French Development Agency (AFD) and the Institut Francais du Nigeria (IFN). In Ibadan, it was set in collaboration with the Thursday Film Series movie club powered by the IAS’ students association that screen movies followed by debates with an academic audience every week in Draper’s Hall.
Thursday, May 3rd, 2017, 3pm prompt
Special event about ecology and participative democracy, in collaboration with the Institut Français, AFD, the Thursday Film Series, the African Village Square and the Institute of African Studies.
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4.30pm prompt
Draper's Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan
The screening will be immediatly followed by a discussion with Dr Vincent Hiribarren