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House 33

House 33

Promoting environmental sustainability in Abuja, Nigeria

House 33

House 33 is a cultural space established to present art and ideas that promote environmental sustainability. It’s a joint venture founded by Ifesinachi Comedy Nwanyanwu and Uzodinma Iweala. House 33 are building a community of cultural practitioners and enthusiasts that share the vision of sustainable practice. House 33 programmes exhibitions, workshops, film screenings and artist talks, as well as residencies for local and international artists, including writers, photographers and thinkers. The activities aim to encourage public interest in environmental sustainability, promoting dialogue and discussion. The Maker Library Network at House 33 aims to build on the existing programme, incorporating the three elements of a makerspace, gallery and library and connecting the growing creative community of Abuja to the international making community.

Who's Involved?

Ifesinachi Comedy Nwanyanwu is a self taught visual artist. His practice focuses on repurposing waste into art to promote the dialogue on environmental sustainability. He started his professional career as a visual artist while studying crop production at the Federal  University of Agriculture Markudi, Benue State. For the past 16 years, he has been a full time studio artist and curator. He is the founder and director of House 33, and also the curator of One Environment, a hybrid platform promoting art, science and technology to empower sustainability. Co-founder of House 33 Uzodinma Iweala is a Harvard trained medical doctor and author of bestselling novel 'Beast of No Nation' recently adapted into a movie. He is also the publisher of business magazine, Ventures Africa.

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