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Lagos Biennial 2019: Stories from Africa’s most Populous City

Under the direction of Folakunle Oshun, the second edition of the Lagos Biennial (26 October–23 November 2019) includes works by over 40 Lagos-based and international artists, architects, and collectives. Curated by architect Tosin Oshinowo, curator and producer Oyindamola Fakeye, and assistant curator of photography at the Art Institute of Chicago, Antawan I. Byrd, practitioners were invited to respond to Nigeria’s former capital (replaced by Abuja in 1991).

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Enter Africa Video Game Co-Production Platform Call for Applications

You are an enthusiastic game developer, a game designer, an entrepreneur or a studio from one of the 15 Enter Africa countries and want to further develop your game idea, produce it together with European partners and finally sell it? Then apply now with your game concept or prototype for the Enter Africa Co-production Platform!

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Game Production Acceleration Programme for African Designers/Entities Opens

In the wake of the Enter Africa programme, a project implented by Goethe Institut accross 15 African Countries (Senegal, Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Burkinna faso, Togo, Cameroon, South Africa, Nigeria, DRC, Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Namibia), the network and Goethe Institut have been developing new ways for future cooperation and partnerships across and beyond the continent.

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Unreal Engine Facilitates Workshop in Lagos, Nigeria.

Epic Games, the developers of Unreal Engine, are coming to Nigeria to support the growing game development industry. The two-day wokshop holding in Unilag, Lagos will cover beginner and expert hacks with the engine. There will also be a special class on cross-platform conversion of projects for those who are interested in porting Unity Engine projects to the Unreal Engine.

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Enter Africa Lagos Game Play Rounds Off Goethe Institut’s Politics and Games Interactive Exhibition

The Goethe Institut Lagos’ interactive exhibition, Games and Politics, which saw the public display of explicitly political games created since 2004 by the ZKM (Zentrum Fur Kunst und Medien) came to a close yesterday with the Enter Africa Lagos open play day. While welcoming participants to the event, the Director of Goethe-Institute Nigeria, Friederike Möschel, explained that the creation of local content in the game design space is the motivation behind the project.