Welcome to KAFART, a dynamic platform where art and fashion ignite social change and celebrate the richness of creativity within Africa and beyond.

Our Mission

To highlight and celebrate art and fashion across Northern Nigeria and beyond while contributing to the development of creative practitioners in the region.

 

Our Vision

To become a space for artistic expression, cultural exchange  and economic empowerment for creative practitioners across Africa and the Diaspora.

Activities

Art Exhibitions

Each year, we curate exhibitions drawing from different concepts and themes showing diverse works of art from different practices including, paintings, sculptures, installations, photography and textile.

One of our missions is to push the boundaries of artistic expressions by encouraging interdisciplinary approaches in works of art. Participants in this exhibitions represent different countries within the West African region and beyond.

Conversations

We engage our audience with stimulating conversations around culture and contemporaneity

Fashion Exhibitions

Highlights

Artist Interview – Moses Tuki

 

Listen to Moses Tuki talk about the work of art exhibited at the 4th edition of KAFART themed Into the Art of Making.

Reimagining Art and Fashion : Challenging Perceptions in Northern Nigeria at KAFART2023 featuring the President of the Nigerian Female Artists Association, Maryam Maigida, Professional Photographer, Abdullah Maigaskiya and Founder, Sultanah, Samirah Mohammed, moderated by Sumayyah Ja’eh, Creative Director, Open Arts

Campaign video for the 3rd edition of KAFART. Creative Director: Ganiyat Sani, Stylist: Luco Studios, Models: Joseph Peter, Happy Eromose 

KAFART2023 , Day 1 Recap

 

Day 1 of KAFART2023 had a line up of captivating activities which included performances, goodwill messages, the opening of the art exhibition and diverse cultural experiences.

Recap of KAFART2022 Video by Maigaskiya Visuals.

Installation

The SIGUI Experience presented by exhibiting designer, Milcos Badji, playing homage to initiation rites in the Dogon Culture.

A recap into a performance of contemporary dance by Mud Art Company from Kaduna State during the 3rd edition of KAFART that took place in November 2022