on Thursday 16 June 2016 at 18:30

Centre for Fine Arts, rue Ravensteinstraat 23, 1000 Brussels

18:45 Dance performance by Qudus Onikeku
19:15 Conversation with Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor
of Lagos, and Amos Gitai, Filmmaker
19:45 Opening of the exhibitions
20:00 Concert The Nile Project

21:00–2:00 Party by The Word Magazine
Sale Gosse (Live), Fluwelen Koord (Live), KZK (Live), DJ soFa (DJ set), Sixsix
Sixties (DJ set)

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15:30-17:00: TALK: Public Spaces as Social Glue
VUB CROSSTALKS & BOZAR AGORA invite politicians, artists and academics from across the globe in an effort to find an answer to the questions: How can public spaces enhance community life? Why do some public spaces function as a political platform? How do the political and the social affect the city?

Speakers: Eva Frapiccini (Italian artist participating at SoP @Bozar), David Bravo (EU Prize for Urban Public Space & editor of, Tobias Zielony (German artist participating at SoP @ Bozar), Els Vervloesem (architecture Workroom Brussels)
Moderator: Jan de Zutter (journalist)

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17:00-18:30: TALK: Can Lagos Save Africa ?
BOZAR AGORA invites Governor Ambode to discuss the future of Lagos with academics and artists. ‘Can Lagos save Africa?’ And if so, what could be the lessons for the world to learn from this example?

Speakers: Akinwunmi Ambode (Governor of Lagos), Qudus Onikeku (dancer), Azubuike Nwagbobu (founder and director of the African Artist’s Foundation), Michael Uwemedimo (director, CMAP project)
Moderator: Tolu Ogunlesi (journalist in Lagos) and Chris Burns (Euronews)

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