Venice - National Participation

Nigeria 2017

Scoletta Battioro

13 May 201726 Nov 2017

For the first time at the Venice Biennale, Nigeria presents some of the country’s most prominent contemporary artists to showcase their unique art and cultura heritage to the world.

The aim of the Nigerian Pavilion is to reflect on the question of now, and of narratives firmly rooted in the present. The presentation by the artists expands an understanding of Nigerian contemporary life through installations, painting, and performance.


  • Nigerian Pavilion, Exhibition view, 2017 Nigerian Pavilion, Exhibition view, 2017

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Destination: Venice
Where: Scoletta Battioro
Type: Opening
Admission: By Invitation Only

Official opening

Contacts & Details

Godwin Obaseki, Governor of Edo State


Venice, Italy