Posted on January 23, 2020
Hyperallgeric highlights The Conditions of the Archive: FESTAC 77 as a must-attend event. Curator and scholar, Oluremi Onabanjo will be in conversation with visual artist and photographer, Marilyn Nance who captured the most extensive archive of the influential festival.
Image Caption: This photograph of 23 year old artist Marilyn Nance was made in January 1977 in the sculpture garden of the art school of the Yaba Institute of Technology (*Now Yaba College of Technology) in Lagos, Nigeria. Nance is wearing a tee shirt that she designed and marketed proclaiming that « OKRA IS AN AFRICAN WORD »