The 29th of may of every year marks the day Nigerians celebrate Democracy day. But Most Nigerians have been expressing anger that there is no democracy to celebrate. The day which is actually a public holiday coincides with the birthday of one of the biggest curators in Nigeria and Africa.
Olabisi Silva took to her facebook page today to announce to the general public her happiness over her new age. she wrote:
“Feeling blessed from all directions on this day. Feeling thankful for God’s mercy and protection. To family, friends -even the virtual ones that now seem real – and well wishers, I appreciate you all. Here’s to another year of my wahala!! Welcome to my world! Happy Democracy day, dear beloved country!!!!!”
Bisi Silva as she is known by many in the art world is the founder and artistic director of Centre for contemporary art (CCA) Lagos. She is the artistic Director of Art x Lagos and has curated lots of exhibition in and out of Nigeria. She is The queen mother of contemporary Art from Africa.
we wish her more glorious year ahead.