57-year old veteran actress, Joke Silva who is a Nigerian actress, director, and businesswoman has been thrown into a state of mourning.
Bisi Silva, the founder and Artistic Director of the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) in Lagos, died on Tuesday after a protracted battle with cancer, PMNews reports.
The younger sister of ace Nollywood actress, Joke Silva, passed on around 3:45 p.m in Lagos. She opened CCA in 2007 and later Asiko International Art School in Lagos.
Bisi curated numerous important exhibitions in Nigeria, Africa, and Europe. These exhibitions included ”Democrazy”, Playing with Chance: El Anatsui” and ”J.D. Okhai Ojeikere: Moments of Beauty.”
She was in her fifties. In October 2015, she presented a fascinating coffee table book, J.D. OKHAI OJEIKERE, in Lagos. The book is the most comprehensive archive of powerful photographs of over six decades of Ojeikere.