DECEMBER 01, 2009
PKN Comes to Nigeria
PechaKucha Night will be making its debut in Lagos later this month (December 18), and here's a look at the press release for the event, which gives more details.
PechaKucha Night Vol. 1 is the first PechaKucha in Lagos and Nigeria, where contemporary art in all spheres unite. Presenters for Vol. 1 are talented professionals and include:
Architects: Papa Omotayo and James George
Artists: Richardson Ovbiebo and Megumi Matsubara
Fashion: Gozi Ochonogor and Biki John
Film Producer: Zeb Ejiro
Graphic Designer: Ibukun Oyetunji
Landscape: Jite Brume
Photographers: Tunde Kuboye and Abraham Oghobase
Sound Artist: Emeka Ogboh
…with special guest appearances.
Hosting the night is Gozi Ochonogor, a fashion designer based in Japan. Her brand U.Mi-1 (You.Me.One) fuses Nigerian and Japanese culture. With PechaKucha, she brings a piece of Japan to Nigeria. She is joined by Tamilore Kuboye as co-host and Remi Solarin, who completes the team.
PechaKucha Night Vol. 1 promises to be a fantastic night and will help bring the arts which have long been part of Lagos' fabric to a wider audience. It will be held from 6pm to 11pm on Friday, 18 December, 2009 at the Terrakulture Gallery, Lagos.