Artmosphere Jan Edition; Time Lines
WriteHouse Collective, a creative enterprise, culture and arts firm convenes the January edition of Artmosphere, the quintessential music, poetry, performance and arts event in Nigeria.
The monthly Book Culture and Lifestyle event, is here with its January edition, tagged “Time Lines.”
This month’s event is scheduled for: 19th of January
At: iBridgehub, Nustreams Conference Centre, KM 110 Abeokuta RD, Alalubosa GRA Ext, Ibadan.
Time: is 3.00pm-6.00pm.
Artmosphere; Time Lines will play host to Funmi Aluko, prolific womanist poet and internationally acclaimed writer, Atilola Morounfolu, spoken word artiste, creative entrepreneur and author of Antonyms of a Mirage. The event will also feature Nwachukwu Egbunike, editor, blogger and author of Dyed Thoughts, and Rasaq Malik Gbolahan, home grown poet. There will beautiful music performances, and free books for early comers.
Time Lines will also play host to the announcement of winners of the creative writing prize in prose, poetry and drama categories. Creative Alliance, a firm with a shared philosophy of promoting literature and literariness announced its’ writing competition January last year through several art platforms and radio programmes in different parts of the country.
Olufunmi Aluko is a relentless writer who has made her presence felt as a member of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Women Writers of Nigeria and as the current Treasurer of Pen Essays and Novelists, Nigeria Centre.
Aluko has cut her teeth as a journalist with stints at the Comet Newspaper (now The Nation), Sun Newspaper and National Interest Newspaper. Her interest in deep social malaise has seen her work as a social worker with a couple of Non-Government Organisations before coordinating her own. Pathway Initiatives is an NGO concerned with the aspirations and the challenges of venerable children.
She has had her poems published in several Newspapers, Art Journals and Anthologies in Nigeria. Some of this anthologies and publications are Lagos of the Poets – An anthology on the city of Lagos, Ashes and Diamond, Confluence – (ANA Anthologies), A Melody of Stones – (A 2003 publication of PEN Nigeria Centre),Wings of dawn – A publication of The British ,Council Nigeria and Women Writers of Nigeria (WRITA), Position International Arts Review amongst others.
Aluko has participated in the Poetry segments of Black Heritage Festival and the Play, Laughter, Arts and You (PLAY) 2009 and 2010 editions.
Atilola Moronfolu is a multi-faceted entrepreneur and one of Nigeria’s grand Spoken word artists. Moronfolu has performed in popular spoken word events like Word Up, Unchained voices, and reads regularly at the US Consulate literary program, Read it Loud.
Moronfolu’s writings can be found on the blog www.hattylolla.com ,other blogs and other youtube links from which she puts Nigeria on the map. She also edits books for fellow writers and bloggers and gets them ready for publishing.
A graduate of University of Lagos, she studied Computer Engineering. She became one of the youngest in her set as she gained admission at the age 21. She started consulting with PricewaterhouseCoopers and won the PwC Experience Community Champion award for the year 2011, and the Most Different and Unusual staff of the year 2011.
Moronfolu left PWC to pursue her creative writing passions. She is the author of the author of Antonyms of a Mirage, the now popularly trending collection of Drama, Prose, and Poetry in Nigeria. She is working on a full-length novel.
Egbunike transcends from the sciences to the arts-a brilliant writer and essayist. He is the author of Dyed Thoughts, a blunt, satirical and critical book of conversation on the country. He studied Medical Laboratory Sciences (specializing in Hematology and Medical Microbiology) and later Communication and Language Arts, respectively.
His essays have been published in the Guardian, ThisDay, Vivantes Viva, Buisnessday, Evans School Supplement and the Nigerian Tribune respectively. On the blogosphere he has written posts for Fast Editions, Mercatornet, Nigeria Plus and Nigeria Village Square respectively. Nwachukwu has been blogging in Feathers Project since 2006.
Rasaq Malik Gbolahan
Rasaq Malik Gbolahan, is a student of the English literature, University of Ibadan. He writes poetry. His poems have been published in the Sun, Blueprint Newspaper and several literary pages.
His poems have been lauded by WriteHouse Collective as ‘ new flashes of a brilliant voice’ Rasaq believes we can change the world through words.
Artmosphere: Time Lines holds on Saturday, 19th January, 2012.
VENUE: ibridgehub, Nustreams Conference Centre, KM 110 Abeokuta RD, Alalubosa GRA Ext, Ibadan.
For more information contact, Femi 08181880563| Servio 08061139735
It’s an avenue to connect, enjoy, relax with lots of music and art performances.
Free books for early comers
This event is powered by iBridge Hub | Creative Alliance | WriteHouse Collective