First ever Nigerian Pavilion opens at the Venice Biennale

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  • For the first time in its history, a Nigerian Pavilion makes its debut at the 57th Venice Biennale
  • Peju Alatise, Victor Ehikhamenor and Qudus Onikeku will explore life

(CNN)For the first time in history a Nigerian Pavilion will make its debut at the 57th Venice Biennale, also known as the Olympics of the art world. The country's pavilion will be one of 51 others from around the world.

Nigeria now joins African countries such as Kenya, South Africa, Angola, Zimbabwe and Mozambique who have all had pavilions during the exhibition's 122-year history.
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