AFRICAN ART IN THE PARK [AAP] is initiated by NYMDIS ART GALLERY and endorsed by ECOLANDIA PARK. it is an annual year-long artistic sensitization campaign geared to drive home salient and key messages that will contribute to the growth and sustainable development of art, cultural exchange, environmental management, socioeconomic, community bonding and international relationship between Africa and Europe, particularly in Nigeria and Italy.
The maiden edition of AAP shall be held in commemoration of the fourth edition of the FACE FESTIVAL holding in Ecolandia Park, Reggio Calabria, Italy, from 1st to 12th September 2019. The edition is targeted at contemporary visual artists, artisan, children and families, art lovers, tourists, galleries, museums, communities, executives and leaders of public, private and civil institutions and companies in Italy, Nigeria and beyond.
AAP will feature exhibition, media promotion and auctioning of pertinent artworks collected from over 20 professional African contemporary artists from around the globe. Art tutorial, workshop and competition shall be held for children (residences and visitors) in Reggio Calabria. A two week Art in Residency for five guest artists from Nigeria to develop, produce and install dedicated artworks/masterpieces, particularly mural paintings and sculpture installations. (Click here to read more about AFRICAN ART IN THE PARK)