TJ Benson is a Nigerian writer and visual artist whose work explores the body in relation to the concept of memory, as well as traditional beliefs and utopia. His work has been published in several online and printed anthologies and has been exhibited in art festivals and group showcases. He would be reading excerpts from “People Live Here” which follows a 25-year-old single mother, who quests for a better life for herself and her son in the post-PMS subsidy removal crises of January 2012. You are invited to his book reading at the AF Library. You get to exchange thoughts on friendship, trauma, and this headline that was imprinted in Nigerian history.
Venue: Alliance Française de Lagos/Mike Adenuga Centre, 9 Osborne Rd, Ikoyi, Lagos
Date: August 5, 2022