This video gives a brief overview of the Benue River Valley, the arts of the people living there, and some context of the history of this region.

It was produced by the Fowler Museum at UCLA in conjunction with the exhibition Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley.

The exhibition is on view at the Fowler Museum February 13 through July 24, 2011.

For more information visit the Fowler's website at


Created by:
Agnes Stauber

Content Consultants:
Marla C. Berns
Richard Fardon
Sidney Kasfir

Music by:
Kevin MacLeod

Photographs by:
Joerg Adelberger
Marla C. Berns
Richard Fardon
Sidney Kasifr
John Picton
Arnold Rubin
Constanze Weise

Video footage by:
Jean Borgatti

Produced by the Fowler Museum at UCLA, 2011

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