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I WILL NEVER FORGET

By: Mário Macilau A few years ago some fellow friends told me about Asiko. I don’t even remember the exactly dates but it was when it was starting for the first time, maybe was in Lagos, if not, for sure [...]

July 15, 2015 Blog, Uncategorized
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Life in Maputo, Matola Mozambique

By: Immy Mali Estoy eternamente agradecido por la Mozambiçue… My time in Maputo has caused me to start asking: Why is it harder for Africans to travel across African borders even with the misconception that Africa is “one country” compared [...]

July 13, 2015 Blog, Uncategorized
A view of Monte Cara from Mindelo

Àsìkò 2018

Àsìkò is coming to Cape Verde! Applications are now being accepted. Click the image for more information about the programme and to download the application form. [...]

June 16, 2015 Uncategorized
Strolling the streets of St. Louis

Dear Dakar: “History of Place, History of Art”

A Conversation Between Kwasi Ohene-Ayeh and Moses Serubiri Kwasi Ohene-Ayeh: Professor Moyo Okedeji‘s Unlearning, Dismembering and Re-membering (1) talk. Moyo spoke on salient issues that hit me directly; like language. Moyo said at some point that he had “no language” [...]

September 1, 2014 Blog, Uncategorized
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Clouds gather over Saint Louis by Kitso Lynn Lelliott

The clear blue and starry skies from when I first arrived are gone and clouds gather over Saint Louis. The rainy season is on its way. They have been growing, brooding, hanging heavier over the island in the last few [...]

July 30, 2014 Blog, Uncategorized
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The Artist and the Curator by Kwasi Ohene-Ayeh

UNTITLED [PRISON ANXIETIES], Site specific installation, Ussher Fort Prison, James Town, Chale Wote Street Art Festival in collaboration with the Foundation for Contemporary Art, Ghana (FCA) – Jamestown, Accra, Ghana. Image: courtesy of the artist/writer I view my works as constantly negotiating its [...]

July 21, 2014 Blog, Uncategorized
Simone Leigh and Chitra Ganesh, my works, my dreams, must wait until after hell, 2012, single-channel video projection, continuous loop [courtesy of the artists]. Film direction: Simone Leigh and Chitra Ganesh; camera: Eric Yoon; figure: Kenya (Robinson); editor: Thomas Love; musical score: Kaoru Watanabe. On view in Simone Leigh: Gone South, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center [April 4-May 31, 2014]

Asiko Write-up in Art Papers

Click the link below to read the write-up on Asiko and art workshops in Africa written by Amanda Hellman: http://www.artpapers.org/feature_articles/feature1_2014_0506.html [...]

May 25, 2014 Uncategorized
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Pure Coincidence or a Revolution in the Making?

By: Taiye Idahor I left Lagos in the middle of engaging with my family history,  specifically with the history of my parents.  I am using this information for my most recent work and on this conscious quest into my family [...]

May 20, 2014 Blog, Uncategorized
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“Group Picture”

  Last workshop day with Rosana Paulino (c)Photo credit: Erin Rice [...]

May 20, 2014 Blog, Uncategorized
ASIKO participants in St. Louis for the OFF exhibitions

Programme Week 2

Please note all Asiko events are private unless otherwise noted.   Monday May 12th 9:00 – 10:00 Artist Talk: Jonathas de Andrade 10:15 – 10:30 Artist Talk: Mady Sima 10:30 – 10:45 Artist Talk: Mimi Cherono Ng’ok 11:00 – 14:00 [...]

May 12, 2014 PROGRAMME, PROGRAMME 2014, Uncategorized
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History/Matter 2012

CCA, Lagos is pleased to present the second edition of its international art programme under the theme of History/Matter. In 2010 CCA, Lagos began with On Independence and The Ambivalence of Promise,an innovative programme with the aim of filling a [...]

April 29, 2014 Past events, Uncategorized
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April 16, 2014 Uncategorized
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April 16, 2014 Uncategorized
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April 16, 2014 Uncategorized
About Àsìkò

About Àsìkò

In fulfilment of its objectives, Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, has over the past four years, presented an innovative programme of exhibitions, talks, seminars, workshops and events reaching out to local and international audiences. CCA, Lagos is an independent organisation [...]

April 16, 2014 Uncategorized
Archive

Archive

 2013    “The Archive: Static, Embodied, Practiced” | Accra, Ghana  PARTICIPANTS  Participating Artists included: Victoria Udondian (NIG), Fatric Bewong (GH), Mimi Cherono Ng’ok (KEN), Tyna Adebowale (NIG), Stary Mwaba (ZAM), Tijani Mohammed (GH), Mady Sima (SEN), and Nana Afari Darko (GH). [...]

April 8, 2014 Uncategorized
Àsìkò

Àsìkò

About Àsìkò In fulfilment of its objectives, Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, has over the past four years, presented an innovative programme of exhibitions, talks, seminars, workshops and events reaching out to local and international audiences. CCA, Lagos is an [...]

April 2, 2014 Uncategorized
Àsìkò 2013

Àsìkò 2013

  “The Archive: Static, Embodied, Practiced” | Accra, Ghana (May – June, 2013) After two very successful programmes in Lagos, “On Independence,” “The Ambivalence of Promise 2010″ and “History/Materiality in 2012,” for the first time the initiative has moved to another West [...]

April 2, 2014 Uncategorized
Amilkar’s discussions

Àsìkò 2014: Week 2

On the second week of the programme, Amilkar Parker an artist from Brazil joined the programme as the facilitator of the week. The week consisted of artist presentations, library projects, one on one sessions with the participants and much research [...]

April 1, 2014 Uncategorized
Library Orientation with Bisi Silva (Photo by Taiye Idahor)

Àsìkò 2014: Week 1

The week kicked off with an orientation programme and a proposal review with curator Bisi Silva. Artist Emeka Ogboh also gave a talk on his artistic practice and discussed with the participants on video art.   Curators Bisi Silva and [...]

April 1, 2014 Uncategorized