23. April 2014

Bakassi Peninsul’art 2014

Bakassi peninsul’art April 15 - 21 2014 
Workshop in Limbé – Tiko - Idenau

On the occasion of the 4th edition of the RAVY festival, The Collective Les palettes du lamer in Yaoundé, Cameroon, in collaboration with a group of contemporary visual artists from Nigeria, organize an artistic action in a community, at the cities of Limbé, Tiko and Edinao; three cities located in the south west of Cameroon, beside Bakassi peninsula. This workshop will welcome the participation of 04 artists form Nigeria and 04 artists from Cameroon. The project’s name is: Bakassi peninsul'art; a way to celebrate the brotherhood, unity and peace after a long time dispute of the territory of Bakassi. This is the second step of an initiative started in 2012. At this step, artists are going to implement activities in the fishermen villages.

Cameronian artists: Dieudonné Fokou, Christian Etongo, Hervé Youmbi
Nigerian artists: Ndidi Dike, Odun Orimolade, Tyna Adebowale, Lilian Novo Isioro
Organizing team: Serge Olivier Fokoua, Michel Bitimbhe
Facilitators: Irene Pascual, Johnny Amore

Thanks all! It was such a wonderful experience to spend this days with you in the fisher villages! (Photo by Novo Isioro)