The restless geo-artist
It was on a Wednesday the peak of our production for the usual arts pages of the weekend edition of The Guardian. As expected, we were all busy trying to put finishing touches to our copies with Jahman
Orimoogunje to headline Lakotun show
The 2019 Lagos Book and Art Festival, LABAF opened on Monday, November 4 at the Freedom Park, Lagos. The festival ends on Sunday, November 10, 2019. Organised by the Committee for Relevant Art, CORA, LABAF is a week-long comprehensive open-air carnivalesque ‘feast of Life and Ideas’...
‘I’m worried 30 years after, cultural policy is still in legislative limbo’
Benson Omowafola 'Kasta' Tomoloju (fondly called Ben T) is a multi-talented artist and pioneer of arts and culture journalism in the country. He was at a time the Arts, and later, Deputy Editor of The Guardian.
CORA hosts Ego-Alowes to book reading
Jimanze Ego-Alowes, one of Nigeria’s leading nonfiction authors and public intellectuals, will be hosting a book reading and discussion session.
CORA holds fifth book trek in 2019, second at Patabah
The CORA Book Trek will hold on Tuesday July 16, 2019 at the Patabah Bookstore in Surulere. It’s the second BookTrek at this quaint store and the fifth for the year. Time is 4pm
Social scientist berates framers of Nigeria’s constitution
Dr. Jimanze Ego-Alowes has picked holes in the 1999 constitution, saying those who copied the American statute book did it upside down and gifted the country a faulty, unworkable document. While interacting with booklovers at Committee for Relevant Art (CORA)-inspired Book Trek in Lagos yesterday, the social scientist said that Nigeria’s fault lines emanated from…
LABAF’s ‘feast of ideas and life’ opens in Lagos
When the Committee for Relevant Art (CORA) brought together a host of writers, stakeholders culture missioners and art aficionado to the large expanse of land on Lekki Expressway that stood as Jazz 38’s permanent site, in November 1999, for the maiden Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF), the idea was to have a feast that…
CORA holds book party for Nigeria Prize for Literature nominees
Plans have reached conclusive stages for the Committee for Relevant Art (CORA) and the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited Book Party. The event holds at Terra Kulture Arena on Victoria Island. The party date is August 25, 2018 and time is from 2:00 pm to 6:00pm. The Book Party is designed to celebrate the…
CORA hosts the book party at TerraKulture
The Committee for Relevant Art (CORA) and the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited will hold this year’s Book Party at Terra Kulture Arena on Victoria Island. The party date is August 25, 2018 and time is from 2:00 pm to 6:00pm. The Book Party is designed to celebrate the 11 finalists (long list) of…