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ICAB 2021
The debut of the Iwaya Community Art Biennial (ICAB Lagos 2021)
theme “No Victor, No Vanquish: The World At The Crossroads”
Kris Russo and Suraia Abud Coaik , participating in Iwaya Community Art Festival_s Artist-in-Residence 2018Kris Russo and Suraia Abud Coaik , participating in Iwaya Community Art Festival_s Artist-in-Residence 2018
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ICAF 2018
Kris Russo and Suraia Abud Coaik , participating in Iwaya Community Art Festival_s Artist-in-Residence 2018
Some of the Books destroyed at VALSome of the Books destroyed at VAL
VAL
Community Love
Some of the Books destroyed at VAL
Audience at the exhibition site of Iwaya Community Art Festival 2017 (3)Audience at the exhibition site of Iwaya Community Art Festival 2017 (3)
Audience
ICAF 2017
Pristine Recollections
Audience at the exhibition site of Iwaya Community Art Festival 2017

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ICAF LAGOS, 2016 – 2018,
ICAB 2021

ICAF 2016 – 2018

Posters Iwaya Community Art Festival ICAF, LAGOS 2016 Posters Iwaya Community Art Festival ICAF, LAGOS 2016 “Oyinbo” Rita
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ICAB Lagos 2021

The debut of the Iwaya Community Art Biennial (ICAB Lagos 2021) picked its theme "No Victor, No Vanquish: The World At The Crossroads" - as a remix of two extreme historical statements: ‘No Victor, No Vanquish’ the speech title of late Gen. Yakubu Gowon at the end of the Biafra Civil War in Nigeria and `Burma: A Nation At The Crossroads,’ the title of Benedict Rogers’ book on Burma (now Myanmar) several years of civil war. Multi-ethnicity being the bedrock of civil war in the two global south countries reminds us of uncertainty, immobility, and anxiety that engulfed every nation around the world as COVID-19 was announced as a pandemic in 2020. The arrival of the novel coronavirus exposed the porosity of health systems in several nations around the world. And the global south suffered more on various grounds that led to the probe of government policies and political standings through protests and uprisings - #EndSARS in Nigeria, #MillionManMarch in Sudan, #BlackLiveMatter in the US, to mention a few.
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Performance Art – Akudaaya

Performance Art – Akudaaya Vernacular Art-space Laboratory is a community-based art organisation operating in Iwaya/Makoko suburbs in Yaba
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Iwaya Comunity Art Festival, Lagos 2017

Impressive display of art forms at the Iwaya Community Art Festival (ICAF) – 2017

Lingering Ghosts by Sam Ivin presented on Igbore Street, during Iwaya Community Art Festival 2017

Communal Re-Imagination by VAL Foundation

GirlSpeech by Massira Toure
photo by Rapheal

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