Artmosphere, one of Nigeria’s leading culture, literature and arts events will be hosting three poets in the city of Lagos. The event will involve poetry readings and conversations from the myriad themes written by the poets. Poets, Peter Akinlabi, winner of the SentinelQuarterlyPoetryCompetitionand author of the Akashic chapbook, A Pagan Place, NiranOkewole, winner of the Muson Prize for Poetry and author of The Hate Artist, and Femi Morgan, arts curator and author of Renegade. The Artmosphere Lagos event is in collaboration with Khalam editions, an imprint of an avant-garde publishing house, Khalam Publishers. It is scheduled for 2PM on Saturday, 3rd of September, 2016 at the Patabah Bookstore, Shop B 18, AdeniranOgunsanya Shopping Mall, AdeniranOgunsanya Street, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria.
Artmosphere has curated literature, arts and culture events in Ibadan for the past five years. It has hosted writers, poets, philosophers, social and culture activists in the country, like NiyiOsundare, TanureOjaide, Sam Omatseye, Victor Ehikhamenor, TundeAdegbola, Efe Paul Azino, Aiye Ola Mabiaku, JumokeVerissimo, FunmiAluko, IfeoluwaAdeniyi, SaddiqDzukogi, Ahmed Maiwada, amongst others. It has also organized the Writer’s Notable Series, occasional readings in honour of exceptional writers and creative mentors in Nigeria, which hostedTadeIpadeola in Lagos, in 2013. Artmosphere Lagos will offer the Lagos public the arts, culture and literature conversations that has become a staple in the city of Ibadan.