Art-iculate begins with Didier Schaub of Doual'art, Cameroon
Mr Didier Schaub
Artistic Director of Doual’art, Cameroun.
Title: Doual’art: Contemporary Art in the Public Space.Doual’art: Contemporary Art in the Public Space, will provide a critical discussion of the role of art in society, focusing on the example of the first edition of the Salon Urbain de Douala, (SUD) a triennial exhibition of public art which took place in December 2007. The programme hosted a dozen public art events, among them the inauguration of four permanent works of public art, and a temporary exhibition of sculptures placed in urban, open places.
Art-iculate a new series of lectures that aims to increase dialogue, encourage debate and stimulate exchange in visual arts and culture in Nigeria by inviting international curators, critics, and art historians to share their knowledge, skills and experience. In prioritising dialogue and discourse in our programmes, we hope to encourage the development of critical perspectives that help us to learn about and understand not only our society but about world in general.
Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos
9 McEwen Street, Sabo, Lagos