FEDERAL PALACE HOTEL

ACDF

African Culture & Design Festival

November 9th – 12th
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Curator Video Installation

AZU NWAGBOGU


Azu Nwagbogu is the founder and director of the African Artists’ Foundation (AAF), a non-profit organisation based in Lagos, Nigeria that is dedicated to the promotion and development of contemporary African arts and artists. Established in 2007, the AAF organises art exhibitions, competitions, and workshops with the aim of unearthing and developing talent in Nigeria.

Nwagbogu founded the National Art Competition in 2008, an annual arts competition in Nigeria that provides a platform of exposure to emerging Nigerian artists. Nwagbogu also serves as founder and director of the LagosPhoto Festival, an annual international arts festival of photography that brings leading local and international photographers in dialogue with multifaceted stories of Africa. Nwagbogu has served as a juror for the Dutch Doc World Press Photo, POPCAP Photography Awards, Photo Book Award and has curated several local and international exhibitions including the Arles discovery award. Nwagbogu lives and works in Lagos.



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FRIDAY, 10TH NOVEMBER 2017

Congress

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.

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SATURDAY, 11TH NOVEMBER 2017

General Assembly

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.

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