Nigerian Pavilion
in Venice
Outside the Box
the first-ever Nigerian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, presents works by Nigerian artists who push the conceptual and material boundaries defined by the local and global art worlds...

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The Federal Ministry of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation of Nigeria has proudly announced the inauguration of the first-ever Nigerian Pavilion at this year's 56th Biennale di Venezia, arguably one of the most important events in the world of contemporary art.

The institution of the Nigerian Pavilion, generously funded by the oil-rich government of Nigeria, celebrates the nation's position on the international art scene. Its groundbreaking offsite exhibition in Venice's historic Palazzo Vuoto will offer Nigeria the opportunity to present its cultural face to the world.

Venice 2015

Venice 2015

Nigerian Artists at a Glance

Doundi Victoriana to Represent Nigeria in Venice.

At the Venice Biennale, mixed media artist Doundi Victoriana represents Nigeria in the first-ever Nigerian Pavilion. Trained as a tailor and a fashion designer before turning to fine arts...

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Raven Smay: Digital Download

Download projects and documentation from New York-based Nigerian artist Raven Smay. Exploring the multi-faceted nature of transnational identities, Smay's work conflates digital and political self...

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Nigerian Representatives

  • Doundi Victoriana
  • Ego Goodsire
  • Kirbeh Get
  • Raven Smay

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