CCA, Talks

CCA, Talks

Artist Talk

by French Syrian Artist, Bady Dalloul

The Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos invites you an artist talk by French Syrian Artist, Bady Dalloul. Between 2013 and 2015, Bady Dalloul produced 22 books and created several websites, devoted to the political and economic organisation, as well as the culture and history of a fictional Pacific state – Tonkeru – which experiences the same problems and colonial history as countries in the Middle East.

Artist Talk

Ivorian Photographer Ananias Leki Dago

CCA, Lagos  has the immense pleasure to welcome to Lagos, the Ivorian Photographer Ananias Leki Dago who will talk about his work and the important archival project that he is doing with pioneering Ivorian elder photographer Paul Kodjo.

Ananias Leki Dago will be in Lagos from Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th March and looks forward to interacting with Nigerian photographers and artists.


You are invited to the opening of Photography Exhibition ‘Peregrinate’ featuring the work of three photographers: South Africans Thabiso Sekgala and Musa Nxumalo, and Kenyan Mimi Cherono Ng’ok. The exhibition explores the concept of photography as a common method of investigation, discovery and representation – an act of wandering undertaken by the photographer as traveler and explorer. Traversing Soweto streets, backyards in Nairobi, dusty Jordanian alleys, 

Artist Talk

Theo Eshetu

Berlin based, Anglo-Ethiopian artist Theo Eshetu will talk about his artistic practice as well as screen some of his video and film works. A pioneer in…

Explore Talk

Film, Music and Discussion at CCA, Lagos

CCA, Lagos in collaboration with Muson Centre and Goethe Institute, Lagos is pleased to invite you to an afternoon of film…

Explore Talk

Artist Talk

with Godfried Donkor.

CCA, Lagos is pleased to host internationally acclaimed London based Ghanaian Artist Godfried Donkor. During his visit in Lagos from Monday 17th to Thursday 20th November he will be visiting art galleries,exhibition and art schools as well as doing portfolio reviews with young artists.

Artist Talk

1Work project with Artist Odun Orimolade.

The Centre for Contemporary Art Lagos cordially invites you to a roundtable on drawing and its application beyond the conventional processes. This is part of the ongoing 1Work project with Artist Odun Orimolade.

Artist Talk

Art, Textiles, And The Act Of Commemoration In Nigeria

Join us at CCA, Lagos tomorrow 3pm Friday 25th April 2014 for talk by doctoral research candidate Erin Rice for her talk “Art, Textiles, and the Act of Commemoration in Nigeria”.

Erin M. Rice was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She studied art history and fine arts at Providence College and in 2010 received a Masters degree in art history from Tufts University. She currently lives in Switzerland and is working towards a PhD in art history at the University of Bern. 

Artist Talk

The El Anatsui Story: From Anyako to a Global Conquest

Rikki Wemega-Kwawu’s talk will focus on El Anatsui’s Contribution to World Art and use to map out the implications for the contemporary Artist from Africa today. Rikki Wemega-Kwawu is an internationally 

Artist Talk

with Adriano Pedrosa 

Art Talk with Adriano Pedrosa 15 November 2012 4pm. An informal talk by Brazilian curator Adriano Pedrosa about his curatorial practice especially as it manifests through his focus on publications  Artist Talk: Candice Breitz 22 May 2012 4pm. Candice Breitz will be talking about her work and showing footage from her recent works. 

Artist Talk

Where is There ? On the Global and the Local 

Where is There? : On the Global and the Local 4 June 2011 1 pm. An interactive discussion to explore what is arguably one of the most topical issues facing the field of contemporary art today—the relationship between the local and the global as it relates to contemporary artistic…

Art in Residence

Talk with Albert Potrony

Artist-in-Residence: Talk with Albert Potrony 27 November 2010 2pm. In collaboration with the London based art organisation Gasworks, we are pleased to present a talk by Albert Potrony…

Documentary Screening

Episode1: COMPASSION from Season Five of the Peabody Award Winning Documentary 

Art21 Documentary Screening and Talk 10 October 2009 2pm. Episode 1: COMPASSION from Season Five of the Peabody Award Winning Documentary Art: 21 – Art in the Twenty First Century. A discussion will take place after the screening with artist Kainebi Osahenye…

Artist Talk

Zina Saro-Wiwa – This Is My Africa

Zina Saro-Wiwa – This Is My Africa 13 September 2008 2 pm. CCA,Lagos in collaboration with AfricaLab presents the first of future arthouse film screening in our programme, the acclaimed film This is My Africa by Zina Saro-Wiwa. Zina Saro-Wiwa will be present to give a talk about the film and conduct a Q&A session.

Art in Talk

Art21 Documentary Screening and Talk

A discussion will take place after the screening with artist Kainebi Osahenye, curator Bisi Silva and Fulbright Fellow Antawan Byrd highlighting the art practices, themes and concerns of the artists in the screening.

2008 Art Talk

A Compilation of Art Talks

WORK-IN-PROGRESS 21 August 2008 2pm. Critique with TY Bello musician and photographer, George Osodi, photographer and Bisi Silva, Curator Talk by Margie Reese, Programme Officer, Media, Arts and Culture, Ford Foundation West Africa.

Artist Talk

with Sokari Douglas

As the very last event of 2013 at CCA,Lagos and a first in Nigeria, we have great pleasure in inviting you to an informal artist talk and meeting with internationally acclaimed London based Nigerian artist Sokari Douglas Camp.

Art Talk

with Safaa Erraus

Safaa Erraus, Morroccan Artist will be in Lagos on research trip and will make an informal presentation of her work.

Panel Discussion

Kelani Abass’ Asiko

Taking the Asiko exhibition as a starting point we will engage the changes happening in the contemporary art scene in Lagos as well as the themes highlighted in Kelani Abass’ solo exhibition. The relationship between painting…

Artist Talk

Dilomprizulike (Junkman of Africa): Talent is not Enough – Art practice in a fleeting world

In my 25 years of art practice, I have severally encountered a curious need to attend to a characteristically fleeting and ever smaller world which seems also almost non-existent. This development tends to vehemently challenge…

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