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Scenes From the Most Beautiful Campus in Africa – A Film about the Ife Campus

A fascinating short film which critically examines and illuminates the design of the campus of the University of Ife in Nigeria by Israeli architect and former Bauhaus student, Arieh Sharon. The campus was built in 1962 as part of the Israeli assistance program in West Africa.

The film, which premiered in Lagos, Nigeria in December 2018 was produced by esteemed Israeli architect and architectural historian Zvi Efrat, as part of the Bauhaus Imaginista project. Efrat is a partner at Efrat-Kowalsky Architects (EKA), has lectured internationally, published extensively and curated numerous exhibitions- among them Borderline Disorder at the Israeli Pavilion of the 8th Architectural Biennale in Venice, 2002 and The Object of Zionism at the Swiss Architecture Museum in Basel, 2011.

The screening will be preceded with a short introduction

Running time 25 minutes

This event will be followed by a screening of the documentary 'Bauhaus Spirit' at 7.15pm. When booking your ticket for Zvi Efrat's film 'Decolonising the Campus: Bauhaus in Nigeria', you will have the option to watch Bauhaus Spirit afterwards, free of charge. Just use the promotional code that you will receive in the conformation email when you buy a ticket for Bauhaus Spirit .

For more information about 'The Bauhaus Spirit', follow this link:

In collaboration with the Goethe-Institut, London

19 June 2019

18:30 -19:10

Admission: FREE

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Image: Film still from Zvi Efrat's film, photo © Keren Kuenberg


The Goethe Institut

50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW7 2PH

020 7596 4000

Auditorium is on the ground floor. There is step-free access at the back of the building.