Dey Your Lane! Lagos Variations

17 June – 04 September 2016

˜Dey your Lane!” is a typical Lagos expression for ‘mind your own business. When you realise that Lagos is one of the fastest growing cities in the world, with a population of over 18 million, you can imagine this phrase comes in handy. With photography, video and soundscapes, the exhibition depicts the individualistic and creative dynamic generated by the huge city. See how the inhabitants of this megalopolis appropriate the public space and make their personal and collective ambitions come true. This exhibition is accompanied by a great selection of Nigerian cinema, literature and contemporary dance.

Curator: Azu Nwagbogu (director Lagos Photo)
Works by artists including: Abraham Oghobase (Lagos), Adeola Olagunju (Lagos), Adolphus Opara (Lagos), Akintude Akinleye (Lagos), Andrew Dosunmu (New York), Bas Losekoot (Amsterdam), Cristina de Middel (Mexico City), David Uzochukwu (Brussels), Francois Beaurain (Paris), George Osodi (Lagos), Ik Ude (New York), Ikir Jones (Lagos), Kadara Enyeasi (Nigeria), Karimah Ashadu (London), Lard Buurman (Amsterdam), Logo Oluwamuyiwa Adeyemi (Lagos), Lakin Ogunbanwo (Lagos), Lorenzo Vitturi (London), Medina Dugger (Lagos), Robin Hammond (Auckland), Samuel James (New York), Zina Saro-Wiwa (New York/Lagos), Uche Okpa Iroha (Lagos), Hans Wilschut (Rotterdam)

Opening: 16 June, 6:30 pm

Bozar/ Center for Fine Arts
Rue Ravensteinstraat 23
1000 Brussel [B]

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