Abuja ARS Garden is Nigeria’s contribution to the ARS Electronica Festival 2021 and features two distinctive performative activities, for the pleasure of participants at this year’s festival
The Women in Art, a hybrid (onsite and online) event is an evening of edutainment (education and entertainment) featuring spoken word performances and storytelling by carefully selected young female artists, who will entertain audience from around the world. The evening includes a brief interaction with this exceptional artist, interrogating how they have fared in the face of the disruption that the pandemic has caused the world, and especially how they have embraced the digital revolution which has become the new order.
Arojah Royal Theatre will also contribute with a short poetry theatre by Makinde Adeniran, titled What the Hunter Saw, from the Abuja ARS Garden to the delight of festival from around the world.
JERRY ADESEWO, ZAINAB KANWA, ISRAEL UDOCHUKWU, MOYINOLUWA ADESEWO, SHAMSIA UMAR
The Abuja ARS Garden is an evening of literary renditions and talks, participants are welcome to join us via zoom or YouTube and are welcome to drop their comments or participate live in the talk session where we’ll be discussing Women in Media Arts. The Abuja ARS Garden 2021 is an evening of literary performances dedicated to Women in the Arts in Nigeria, particularly in the City of Abuja located in central Nigeria.
Makinde Adeniran (NG), Jerry Adesewo (NG)
The Abuja ARS Garden will also feature a premiere of What the Hunter Saw, a play by Makinde Adeniran, directed by Adesewo Fayaman Bay will be part of our offerings during the festival. Hunter Sho is the lead character in What the Hunter Saw, a character which depicts the personality of one of the world’s greatest literary giants of all time, Nigeria’s Professor Wole Soyinka.
Arojah Royal Theatre (NG), Assitej Nigeria (NG), MAMBAAH CAFE (NG)