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Ade Laoye, Efe Paul Azino, Titilope Sonuga, Tolu Ajayi and more attend Wana Udobang’s private screening of ‘Culture Diaries’ Season 2


The British Council hosted arts and culture enthusiasts for a private screening of Wana Udobang’s Culture Diaries Season 2.Culture Diaries, is an interview series that spotlights artists, culture creators and taste makers shaping the Nigerian art and culture landscape. The series offer rare insights into the creative process, challenges faced by creative entrepreneurs and honest conversations about the Nigerian creative scene. The series was created and is hosted by journalist, poet and filmmaker Wana Udobang.

On her motivations for starting the web series, Wana Udobang said: “Art saved my life. There are a lot of incredible artists doing amazing work. Unfortunately there aren’t many niche spaces for them to showcase the incredible work they do. I wanted to create something that would illuminate the works of these individuals and their creative process.”

The 14 episode series aims to celebrate and showcase a variety of Nigerian artists and their work, as well as provide platform that illuminates the artistic process and discusses trends and issues within the arts.

The first season of the culture diaries featured seasoned artists and culture creatives such as Victor Ehikhamenor, Iretiola Doyle, Qudus Onikeku, Titilope Sonuga to mention just a few. The current season features singer songwriter Brymo; Director of the critically acclaimed Hear Word, Ifeoma Fafunwa; Poet, Efe Paul Azino; Actress Ade Laoye and many others

Guests at the private screening were treated to a trailer of the series, as well as the first episode of the show, which features Africa Magic’s hush star and theatre darling Ade Laoye. This was followed by spirited conversations on the platforms available for art and culture entrepreneurs, the various unique challenges they must overcome and the solutions to some of these challenges.The trailer for the first episode is available at: https://youtu.be/HBMJSjN6180?list=PLBTJuakGKZTdpVwiguFV4k0vKVhurlR6X



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