Lagos Hub

The AHSCE Lagos is based at the University of Lagos. Its aim is to support the development of sustainable creative economies in Africa by fostering connections between higher education institutions and creative entrepreneurs, collecting and sharing career development stories, and strengthening the profile of research in creative economies. The focus of the Lagos Hub is performing arts.The lead project co-investigators in Lagos are: Prof. Duro Oni and Dr Cornelius Onyekaba. The Creative Partnership Coordinator is Dr Folakemi Ogungbe. Keep updated on AHSCE Lagos activities reading the latest blogs below.

  • Intertwined: Fashion, Textile and Heritage in Nigeria exhibition
    The ‘Intertwined: Fashion, Textile and Heritage in Nigeria’ photography exhibition, was held in King’s College London early in 2022 ( 8 February 2022 to 11 March 2022). The exhibition explored the ancient textile traditions and contemporary creative expression of craftspeople and fashion designers from across Nigeria. Braiding contemporary personal stories, cultural celebrations and global economic…

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  • AHSCE Lagos hub hosts 4th virtual event as the Masquerade, Segun Adefila of Crown Troupe gives the keynote
    Written by Dr Folakemi Ogungbe Creative Partnership Coordinator AHSCE Lagos. The 4th event of the AHSCE, Lagos Hub, was as colourful as the masquerade Segun Adefila adorns during festivals. Segun Adefila, a masquerader, theatre artist, dancer, poet and thinker, is the co-founder of Crown Troupe of Africa, a Theatre-for-development company and Arts Academy, based in…

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  • Bolanle Austen Peters gives a keynote as AHSCE Lagos holds the second virtual Creative Imagination Event
    Written by Dr Folakemi Ogungbe Creative Partnership Coordinator AHSCE Lagos. June 10, 2022, was all shades of excitement as the Lagos Hub of the AHSCE held its second Creative Imagination event. Bolanle Austen Peters of B.A.P. Productions gave the keynote. The topic of discussion was Making Theatre Viable in Nigeria: economic and business challenges. Bolanle…

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  • “Partnership is beyond Sponsorship!” Lagos Hub holds its third virtual event as Israel Eboh, the President of NANTAP, gives the keynote
    Written by Dr Folakemi Ogungbe Creative Partnership Coordinator AHSCE Lagos. On the 9th of June, 2022, the Lagos Hub of the AHSCE held its third virtual event with the theme: the sustainability of creative partnerships in the Performing Arts. Mr. Israel, Eboh, the president of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Artistes (NANTAP) gave the…

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  • AHSCE Lagos holds its first virtual Creative Imagination event
    Report by Dr. Folakemi Ogungbe The African Hub for Sustainable Creative Economies (AHSCE), Lagos Hub, held its launch event on the 10th of May 2022! The event was attended by Theatre practitioners from all over Nigeria. The General Manager/Chief Executive of the National Theatre, Prof. Sunny Ododo, gave the keynote address.  Prof Sunny Ododo, a…

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  • Welcome to AHSCE: Lagos
    The AHSCE Lagos is a collaborative project between King’s College London, University of Southampton, the University of Lagos, the University of Nairobi and the University of Witwatersrand. Its aim is to support the development of sustainable creative economies in Africa by fostering connections between higher education institutions and creative entrepreneurs, collecting and sharing career development stories,…

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