ICAB Lagos

Iwaya Community Art Biennial

ICAB Lagos is an annual project,  formerly referred to as Iwaya Community Art Festival (ICAF Lagos)

ICAB Lagos

Iwaya Community Art Biennial

ICAB Lagos is an annual project,  formerly referred
to as Iwaya Community Art Festival (ICAF Lagos) 

ABOUT ICAB

Iwaya Community Art Biennial (ICAB Lagos).

Vernacular Art-space Laboratory is a community-based art organisation operating in Iwaya/Makoko suburbs in Yaba area of mainland Lagos, established itself as a platform where artists create artistic interventions in collaboration with the everyday people. Our annual project, Iwaya Community Art Festival (ICAF Lagos) – an international community-based art festival, since 2016, has invited more than fifteen international artists (Portugal, Ireland, Kenya, Mali, Republic of Benin, Ghana, The Netherlands, USA, Italy, Spain) and forty local artists to the community for communal collaborations and artistic interventions. 

The project has grown and now Iwaya Community Art Festival      (ICAF Lagos) is now Iwaya Community Art Biennial (ICAB Lagos).

ABOUT ICAB

Iwaya Community Art Biennial (ICAB Lagos).

Vernacular Art-space Laboratory is a community-based art organisation operating in Iwaya/Makoko suburbs in Yaba area of mainland Lagos, established itself as a platform where artists create artistic interventions in collaboration with the everyday people. Our annual project, Iwaya Community Art Festival (ICAF Lagos) – an international community-based art festival, since 2016, has invited more than fifteen international artists (Portugal, Ireland, Kenya, Mali, Republic of Benin, Ghana, The Netherlands, USA, Italy, Spain) and forty local artists to the community for communal collaborations and artistic interventions. 

The project has grown and now Iwaya Community Art Festival      (ICAF Lagos) is now Iwaya Community Art Biennial (ICAB Lagos).

ICAB Conversations & Festivals

 

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& Festivals over the Years

ICAB Conversations & Festivals

 

Check Out Our ICAB Conversations

& Festivals over the Years

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Abraham Oghobase in conversation with Gor Soudan at ICAF Lagos 2017

This conversation is centred on Gor’s food project in Nairobi and the influence of food, and the ‘stuff of food’, on our everyday lives and existence. What follows are some extracts from this conversation. This excerpt has been published in Kikulacho, Remains, Waste and Metonymy III, 2018 exhibition catalogue in Nairobi, Kenya.

Abraham Oghobase in Conversation with CrazinisT artisT (Va-Bene Elikam Fiatsi)

One of the special project artists at the second edition of the Iwaya Community Art Festival – I C A F Lagos 2017, was Va-Bene Elikam Fiatsi popularly known as crazinisT artisT. His performance, “nativeimmiGrant II – efiewurasuame” was live-streamed on Facebook and there was an artist talk with the co-curator of

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