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Fela Project


The Fela Project is a multimedia project that explores and commemorates the influence of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, the legendary Nigerian Afrobeat musician and Human Rights Activist who died of AIDS-related illness in 1997. The Fela Project exhibition, Black President: The Art and Legacy of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, an exhibition curated by Trevor Schoonmaker of works by contemporary artists who are inspired by Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, is scheduled to open on July 10th 2003 at The New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City.




“Fela Project,” ibiblio catalog, accessed November 28, 2015,