Friday, 16 April 2010

P.A.G.E.S presents Deola Sagoe and Odili Ujubuonu

In keeping to the promise of producing series of entertaining and thought provoking art events this year,  it's with elation we at Kowry Kreations Media announces another edition of P.A.G.E.S, which holds on April 24th, 2010 at the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos. 

Pinar Yolacan, a fashion designer and photographer, will be discussing the conceptual ideas behind her works exhibited at this edition of P.A.G.E.S in collaboration with the Centre for Contemporary Art. The panelist include Deola Sagoe, an International Fashion Designer, (explore Deola Sagoe's creative world via her company's website: ) and Odili Ojubuonu, an award winning creative writer and author of two books.

P.A.G.E.S is the confluence of literature, art works, comics and photography. This programme is designed to create dialogue between fictionists, poets and playwrights around the world by providing literary interpretation to the works being exhibited at a given gallery or art-space.
The exhibition launches with a light reception at the CCA,Lagos gallery space on Saturday 17th April, where press and guests will be invited to view the works and meet with the artist.

Artist Bio
Pinar Yolaçan was born in Ankara, Turkey in 1981. She attended London’s Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and Chelsea School of Art and Design, and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts at Cooper Union in New York City. She has participated in several international exhibitions including most recently Dress Codes, the 3rd ICP Triennal of Photography, International Centre for Photography, New York, (2009), Tracking Traces KIASMA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, (2009) In the light of Play CCA,Lagos at Durban Art Gallery, Durban, and 2nd Johannesburg Art Fair, South Africa (2009), Turkish Realities: Positions in Contemporary Photography from Turkey, Fotografie Forum International Frankfurt, Germany (2008). She lives and works in Brooklyn, New York and Istanbul, Turkey.

Exhibition Programme
To coincide with the programme CCA,Lagos will be hosting a three day workshop on fashion and photography, in which artist Pinar Yolacan will guide participants in conceiving and realizing work(s) that will go on to be exhibited within the CCA,Lagos library space as part of our Fashion, Art and Identity series. The workshop will take place from the 19th- 21st April 2010, for more information please contact Oyinda Fakeye at or on 07055680104, spaces are limited.

Our established P.A.G.E.S event which invites artists and writers to discuss work from our exhibitions will be held on the 24th April 2010, featuring a panel that includes; designer Deola Sagoe and writer Odili Ojubuonu in conversation with the artist Pinar Yolacan. The event will start at 3pm prompt and be followed by light refreshments.

CCA,Lagos is located at 9 Mcewen Street, off Herbert Macaulay, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos

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