8 Feb-6 March 2010. The Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), Lagos launches the year-long programme On Independence and the Ambivalence of Promise marking the 50th anniversary of independence of Nigeria and 16 other African countries with a month-long international art photography residency programme featuring local and international artists, critics and curators. For more information contact Antawan Byrd, firstname.lastname@example.org, tel.
+234 702 836 7106.
Nigeria gained its independence from Britain on 1 October 1960. The CCA project intends to question the limits of postcolonial critical thinking and ideas as well as exploring the dreams, realities and possibilities for full independence that have engaged people and communities since the end of colonialism.