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Call for Entries: LensCulture Art Photography Awards 2019

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Deadline: June 19, 2019
The LensCulture Art Photography Awards aim to recognize and reward visionary artists using photographic processes and images. Running for the second year, the Awards give photographers the platform to express their creativity and experimentation with the photographic medium.
Organizers are looking to receive original entries shaped by entrants’ unique vision and skills in different categories ranging from prints made for gallery walls, to sculptural objects and totally new forms and formats.
Get the details here

Photography Contest Opens in Minna

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Yesterday Friday, a photography competition for secondary schools in Niger state opened in Minna.
The contest, which will end today, is organized by the Hill-Top Creative Arts Foundation - Minna, and sponsored by Mr. AbdulBerqy Ebbo, the D.G – ICT of Niger state. The contest requires participants to creatively take outdoor shots of given locations in a specified period and submit both soft and hard copies for assessment. All photos entered for the competition will be exhibited before winners are announced.   Prizes for winners of the contest include Nikon D80 plus N50,000 cash for the first prize winner, N70,000 cash for the second prize winner, and N50,000 cash for the third place winner. At a brief opening ceremony held at the Foundation’s headquarters located at Hilltop School Minna, the Founder, BM Dzukogi said the contest was organized to support the creativity of secondary school students. AbdulBerky Ebbo, the sponsor of the contest took the contestant through a short Master class in…

Travelogue | Aburi lures you with her large heart | The Arts-Muse Fair

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According to estimates, Ghana’s population is 'just' 29.4 million. Ghana is therefore small, compared to Nigeria, but she is able to do big things that positively impact not only on her neighbours or the West African sub-regional space but up to the continental level. Her hosting of the headquarters of the Pan African Writers Association (PAWA), with it a diplomatic status to boot, readily comes to mind. No town in Ghana probably holds enough significance and nostalgia for Nigerians like Aburi, located in the Eastern Region of Ghana. This beautiful hillside town, with arguably the best weather in Ghana owing to its altitude, was in February 1967, the host of a last ditched effort by Ghana and other countries to save Nigeria from an imminent civil war that sadly went on to cause the loss of over a million lives. Although the agreement reached at this meeting, famously called the Aburi Accord, could not stop the war, Ghana's efforts, including using her resources to try to sa…