IFI / ACDF General Assembly & Congress 2017
African Culture & Design Festival
November 9th – 12th
Experience the Lagos metropolitan art scene. Contemporary art pieces by renowned African artists can be found in the major art galleries around the city. We’ve put together some of the best to enhance your art experience.
Eko Hotel & Suites. 1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Kuramo Waters, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Rele Gallery, located in Onikan, Lagos, is home to accomplished, globally renown and keenly collected artists and was found with a mission to trigger a newfound appreciation, followership of and engagement with the arts in Nigeria.
Established in 2007 in Lagos, Nigeria, African Artists’ Foundation aims to encourage the highest standard of art in Africa. African Artists’ Foundation serves a significant role in art and academic communities through organizing art exhibitions, festivals, competitions, residencies, and workshops with the aim of unearthing and developing talent, creating societal awareness, and providing a platform to express creativity. By providing assistance to professional and emerging artists in Africa and support to international exhibitions and community outreach programmes, African Artists’ Foundation views the contribution to a strong cultural landscape in Africa as a transformative element in driving social change.
3B Isiola Oyekan Close, off Adeleke Adedoyin Street, off Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The Nimbus Art Centre grew to become the central focus for art and creativity in Lagos. Its modern art gallery, outdoor restaurant and live music stage attracted talented artist and musicians from all over the world.
The Congress is recognized as a key event for promoting dialogue between designers and design-related stakeholders, including government, business, technology providers and educators. The aim of the Congress is to foster collaboration among various design disciplines, highlight the value of design-based collaboration in other fields, and serve as the global voice of design innovation.
The general Assembly will be attended by IFI’s Executive Board, IFI Past Presidents, members and external stakeholders to discuss the programmes and projects of IFI over the past board term, as well as outline and plan for initiatives to be undertaken around the world over the coming new term.