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Architect Elsie Owusu talks to artist Yinka Shonibare

The artist, Yinka Shonibare CBE, talks to Elsie Owusu about his ambitious and challenging project in Nigeria where he is building residential centres for artists.

The artist, Yinka Shonibare CBE, talks to the architect Elsie Owusu about his ambitious and challenging project in Nigeria where he is building two residential centres for artists. One will be in Lagos, the other in the rural setting of Ijebu, which will be based on a working farm. Yinka is a wheelchair user, and he discusses his idea of "enabling architecture", as well as the importance of providing employment for local people, and spreading the word about Nigeria's vibrant cultural life.

Producer: Karen Gregor

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  • Tue 18 Feb 2020 09:30

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