Bisi Silva, Center for Contemporary Art, Lagos: Block Museum - Northwestern University
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Bisi Silva, Center for Contemporary Art, Lagos


Event Details

Date & Time:

Wed April 5, 2017


The Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208


Open to the public


Bisi Silva is an independent curator and the founder/director of Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos (CCA, Lagos) where she initiated an innovative art program created with the aims of filling a gap in Nigeria's educational system. She was recently one of the curators for the Dak’Art Biennale, Senegal. Silva's presentation will be followed by a conversation with Kathleen Bickford Berzock, Block Museum Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs.

Presented in partnership with the Northwestern Libraries and the Department of Art History with the support of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies and the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities.

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