Call for Archival Materials Submission

Attention all activists, archivists, individuals, and organizations with archival material related to the Nigerian LGBTQI+ community! We at Haus II Gallery are excited to announce an open call for submissions of archival material related to the Nigerian LGBTQI+ community.

This call is an effort to preserve the history and narratives of the Nigerian LGBTQI+ community and to promote the visibility and representation of the community in Nigeria and beyond. We are interested in collecting a wide range of materials including but not limited to photographs, documents, videos, audio recordings, personal stories, and artifacts related to the LGBTQI+ community in Nigeria.

The submissions will be curated and exhibited at Haus II Gallery, a space dedicated to showcasing and celebrating the diversity of queer culture in Nigeria. The exhibition will serve as a platform to educate and inform the public about the struggles, triumphs, and contributions of the Nigerian LGBTQI+ community.

If you have material that you would like to submit, please visit for submission guidelines and instructions. The deadline for submission is March 29th, 2023.

We welcome submissions from individuals, organizations, and institutions that share our commitment to preserving the history and narratives of the Nigerian LGBTQI+ community. Together, we can build a more inclusive and equitable society that values and celebrates the diversity of human experiences.

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Third Cafe – Second Edition

This February Edition hosted the Live painting of “VOID: Perfect Imperfection” by Nigerian Non-Binary abstract artist Babatunde Tribe of @1002arts on the 18th of February 2023, at 1 PM

The Third Cafe provided the one-of-a-kind afternoon of art, coffee, and movies., with relaxed and contemporary setting. Light refreshments were served, and Jazz music to keep the room entertained throughout the afternoon.

This month’s Movie Screening: Hell or High Waters by TIERs Nigeria

We’re committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for all, we look forward to seeing you soon at Third Cafe!”

This month was Powered by Queercity Media , Goethe-Institut Lagos, 1002 arts and Haus II Gallery.

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Call for Registration – Archival Restoration workshop

Haus II gallery finds Collaboration with Queercity Media

“Attention all history enthusiasts and advocates of decolonization!

We invite you to join us for the Decolonizing Nigerian Histories: An Archival Restoration Workshop on Indigenous LGBT+ History. This workshop will take place from February 14th to 16th, 2023 and is an opportunity to delve into the rich and diverse history of Nigeria through an intersectional lens.

Our focus will be on the preservation and restoration of indigenous LGBT+ histories, stories and narratives often erased from the dominant historical narrative. Join us for three days of learning, sharing and collaborating as we work towards a more inclusive and accurate representation of Nigerian history.

Register now to secure your spot! Limited spaces available.

To Register, Send CV and a page cover letter on why you should attend this workshop to

Deadline for application, Feb 9th, 2023

We’re committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for all, and we look forward to unpacking and restoring our often ignored history!

QueercityMedia #Workshops #DecolonizingHistory #DecolonizeNigeria #PreserveOurHistory #InclusiveHistory.”

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Press Release – Workspace Opening


Lagos, Nigeria – Haus II Gallery in collaboration with Queercity Media is excited to announce the opening of a new workspace specifically for LGBTIQ+ artists and writers in Lagos, Nigeria. This state-of-the-art facility will provide a safe and supportive environment for these artists to create and share their work and will be a hub for the local community to come together and celebrate diversity.

The opening of this workspace is a major milestone for the LGBTIQ+ community in Nigeria, and we are thrilled to be able to provide a space where artists can feel free to express themselves without fear of discrimination. We believe that art has the power to bring people together and create a sense of belonging, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere for all.

The workspace will feature a range of resources and amenities to support the creative process, including private studios, shared workspaces, and a library stocked with a diverse selection of books and resources. We will also be hosting regular events and workshops, as well as exhibitions and other community-building activities.

“We are thrilled to be able to provide this much-needed resource for LGBTIQ+ artists and writers in Lagos,” said Olaide Kayode Timileyin, the Director of Queercity media and Productions. “We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to express themselves and share their work, and we hope that this new workspace will help to create a more inclusive and supportive environment for members of the community.”

The workspace will be opened Monday 9th of January and would run daily through Friday from 10:00am to 3:00pm, and all are welcome to come and use the space. Haus II Gallery looks forward to supporting the growth and development of the talented LGBTIQ+ artists and writers in Lagos through this new initiative.

For more information, please contact @haus2gallery on Instagram or Xela via Contact

Warm Regards