Nigerian Art Biennial Pushes Out Squatters

October 27th, 2017

In a uniquely ironic twist, a group of artists and squatters are being forcibly removed from a train station in Lagos, Nigeria as the Nigerian Railway Company pushes to stage an art exhibition in the building about the precarious lives about so many of Nigeria’s residents. “It’s called Living on the Edge, and then you just push them off the cliff,” says Folakunle Oshun, the biennial’s founder, who worked against the evictions.

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