Indigo Arya is pleased to present to you Lagos: "Living and Working", an art exhibition that will showcase visual artists living and working in the city.
We intend to use the exhibition as a bridge connecting Corporate Lagos and Creative Lagos and inciting powerful one-to-one encounters between the art and the audience. It will be a 2 –day event with a private view on Saturday,12th March 2016 and a ticketed event, open to the public on Sunday, 13th March 2016. The show intends to reach out to two influential socio-economic groups defining the direction of the economic scene in Lagos: business leaders and dynamic young up and coming professionals and creatives who will attend the 2 day event.
Indigo Arya has partnered with Heritage Place, the first environmentally certified commercial building in the city. The iconic design, prestigious address and bar-raising specification sets a new standard for Nigeria's architectural landscape. The entire top floor (1805sqm) will be converted into fantastic exhibition and performance area. The event will showcase Nigerian Photographers, illustrators, installation artists, painters and videographers. 17 artists have been selected by Indigo Arya to be featured in the show; Andrew Esiebo, August Udoh, Tom Sateer, Obi Somto, Tolani Alli, Emmanuel Ogabi, Aham Ibeleme, Moses Oghagbon, Damilola Opedun, Dipo Doherty, Tuni Barlow, Elizabeth Ofili , Collyde Prime, Osa7, Femi Arongundade, Ada Umeofia and Addie Mak.
Mydrim gallery, located at 74B Norman Williams Street S.W Ikoyi, will also be curating a section of the exhibition with works from their collection of younger artists.
There will be inspirational speakers talking about the future of the creative arts in Nigeria including Mr. Segun Adejumo, the president of the Guild of Professional Fine Artists of Nigeria (GFA). There will also be artist corners where the artists will discuss their work and their journeys to date.
Indigo Arya is a Creative Consultancy company that specialize in branding, visual communication and creative problem solving.
The Indigo Arya team are passionate about creating unique brands that tell engaging stories. With the "Lagos:Living and Working" project, The Indigo Arya team is determined to create a platform for artists in the city to reach a new audience in a new way.
The team hopes this exhibition will be the first of many corporate-creative partnerships in Lagos on this scale and will act as a bridge between Corporate Lagos and Creative Lagos. Partners of the event include Samsung, Power horse, Pulse.ng, Avandis Consulting, Uber,Artnigeria.com and Genevieve magazine.