FEDERAL PALACE HOTEL

ACDF

African Culture & Design Festival

November 9th – 12th
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Curator Modern/ Contemporary art Pavilion

BISI SILVA


Bisi Silva is curatorial consultant of Bisi Silva Projects and director of the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos. She is the curator of Asiko (2010- ) the pan-African alternative art school.  She was Artistic Director of the 10th Bamako Encounters, African Biennial of Photography (2015) in Mali, co-curator of the 2nd Changjiang International Biennale of Photography and Video, Chongqing, China (2017), 2nd Thessaloniki Biennale, Greece (2009), 7th Dak’Art Bienniale, Senegal (2006). She co-curated The Progress of Love, a transcontinental collaboration between CCA Lagos, the Menil Collection (Houston) and Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts (Missouri (2012–13) and J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere: Moments of Beauty  at Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki (2011).

Silva is currently the lead Adjudicator for L’Atelier Art Award 2017 by Barclays Bank, South AFrica. She is a member of the international jury for Hasselblad Award in Photography, Gothenburg (2018), as well as the 12th Hugo Boss Prize for Contemporary Art (2018) awarded by the Guggenheim Museum, New York.



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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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