Contemporary-African-Lyrics

Contemporary African Lyrics: Poetry in Performance

Contemporary African Lyrics: Poetry in Performance

Saturday 4 July

15.45 – 16.30, FREE

With Elmi Ali, Melissa Kiguwa, Cristina Ali Farah and Nick Makoha. Hosted by Malika Booker, writer and multi-disciplinary artist.

This session showcases poetry from emerging and established voices, featuring readings and performances that cross language, media and form.

In May 2015 Nick Makoha was announced as the joint winner of the 2015 Brunel University African Poetry Prize. Praised by the judges for his ‘lyrical and beautiful’ poetry, the event concludes with a celebration and performance of this work.

In collaboration with Brunel University African Poetry Prize and NUMBI.

Click here for the RAS Mixcloud recording.

Image credit: Poetry in Session