The Protocols of Free Trade
Focusing on the research topic: the cultural protocols of Freeport zones, the documentary explores the developing cultural and socio-economic relationship between Africa and Asia with Lagos, Nigeria and the partnership in construction of Nigeria’s first Freeport as a case study.
Jere Ikongio is an artist creating new media, interactive and immersive art projects. Based in Berlin and Lagos, he deals with topics such as infrastructure, (hyper)identity and archiving. He is a Magnum Foundation Fellow, a Digital Earth Fellow as well as a World Press Photo grantee.
His work has been shown at the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, 5th Odessa Biennale of Contemporary Art, International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), Durban, the 11th Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Hong-Gah Museum, Taiwan and 2nd Lagos Biennale amongst others.