Event: Art, Literature and Environmental Justice, 5 February 2016, London

The role of arts in the fight for environmental justice in West Africa and beyond

5 February 2016, 18:30 – 20:00,

British Library London

Photograph courtesy of www.bl.co.uk Photograph courtesy of http://www.bl.co.uk

aquotesJust over twenty years ago writer and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight Ogoni activists were executed by the Nigerian military government for their campaign against the exploitation of the Niger Delta by Shell. A panel of writer Helon Habila, artists Sokari Douglas Camp and Michael McMillan, designer Jon Daniel and artist-campaigner Suzanne Dhaliwal discuss the role of the arts in the fight for environmental justice in West Africa and beyond. The event is chaired by curator David A Bailey, MBE.

In association with Platform London

David A Bailey MBE is a photographer, writer, curator, lecturer and cultural facilitator who lives and works in London.  His practice is focused on the issues that relate to black representations in the areas of photography, performance…

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