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We are not as Invisible as Borders by Emmanuel Iduma

Posted: November 4, 2011 at 7:52 pm

This is the first entry for Invisible Borders 2011 project. Enjoy! We are not as Invisible as the Borders. This is the story that no news can tell. It begins with an empty room. We are scheduled to meet by 10.30am on Monday 31st. But one of us – whose name I will not mention […]

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Invisible Borders 2011: Lagos to Addis Ababa, Nov. 2 – Dec. 16

Posted: October 16, 2011 at 9:05 pm

Invisible Borders The Trans-African Photography Initiative is proud to announce the third edition of the annual road trip project, taking place fromNovember 2 to December 16, 2011. The official kick-off for this year’s event will be Lagos, with twelve African artists, travelling about 12 000 km, all the way up to Addis Ababa, with 4 […]

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Invisible Borders Road Trip Project 2011 (3rd Edition)

Posted: September 11, 2011 at 5:46 pm

Invisible Borders Trans-African Photography Initiative is proud to announce the 3rd edition of the road trip project scheduled to takes place from Nov. 2 – Dec. 16, 2011. This year’s event will involve 12 artists (ten from Nigeria and the other three from Ghana, Sudan and Ethiopia respectively) travelling about 12 000 km from Lagos […]

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Savvy Contemporary Berlin: Invisible Borders by Emeka Okereke…18th April 2011

Posted: April 15, 2011 at 3:59 pm

Savvy Contemporary is proud to host the photographer and Artistic Director of Invisible Borders Trans-African Photography Initiative, Emeka Okereke, its programme ARTension: Straightforward with… Emeka Okereke will present the Invisible Borders project and grant an insight with regards to objectives, working process, critical discourses, as well as outcomes from the first two… editions. This presentation […]

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The Invisible Borders Road Trip Blogs: 2009/2010

Posted: March 10, 2011 at 12:26 pm

The first edition of the Invisible Borders road trip project took place in November 2009 with the photographers travelling from Lagos to Bamako for the 8th Bamako Encounters Biennale of Photography.

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Invisible Borders as published by Centre of Contemporary Arts Lagos

Posted: February 13, 2011 at 3:55 pm

“Invisible Borders” is a photographic project that is organised and executed annually by as many as 10 Nigerian photographers. The project is trans-African in its orientation, and sees the participating artists collectively taking road trips across Africa to explore and participate in various photographic events, festival and exhibitions. The emphasis is primarily on the individual […]

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Ecowas Comission: Protocol of Free Movement (Right of Entry, Residence and Establishment)

Posted: February 7, 2011 at 3:51 pm

•ECOWAS Treaty Adopted on May 28th 1975 and revised in 1993. ARTICLE 59 IMMIGRATION 1 . Citizens of the community shall have the right of entry, residence and establishment and Member States undertake to recognize these rights of Community citizens in their territories in accordance with the provisions of the Protocols relating thereto. 2. Member […]

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Invisible Borders 2010 at Kunsthalle Bern (Museum of Bern) Switzerland

Posted: October 11, 2010 at 1:54 pm

Exhibition Title: Idea of Africa Reinvented Opening Date: Friday 22nd of October 2010 Closing Date: Sunday 5th of December 2010 Venue: Kunsthalle Bern ( Museum of Bern) Switzerland Participating Artists of Invisible Borders: Amaize Ojeikere, Ray Daniels Okeugo, Uche James-Iroha, Lucy Azubuike, Charles Okereke, Uche Okpa-Iroha, Chidinma Nnorom, Emeka Okereke, Adenike Ojeikere, Chriss Aghana Nwobu. Ghanaian Flag by […]

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A Night with the Donkeys – Uche Okpa Iroha

Posted: October 10, 2010 at 2:12 pm

They journey has been gruesome, tiring and most times, charged.  After doing almost 1,700km on the return trip and entering Bamako, the ‘dwarfs’ were a bit relieved by their entering a familiar terrain. The dwarfs contemplated whether they should continue the journey all the way to Ouagadougou or make a stop over at Bobo Dioulasso […]

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Dirty Linens – Uche Okpa-Iroha

Posted: May 19, 2010 at 2:17 pm

Ten photographers and a writer left Lagos on a quest supposedly “to save the west coast of Africa from unnecessary divisions of geography, trade and human interaction, using photography as a platform.” The region is full of potentials both in human capital, energy and God- given natural resources, yet in self-imposed shackles. The photographers’ mission […]

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