LABAF Diary. Day 3. It’s a Wrap



The day 3 of LABAF 2015 was awesome. From deep conversations about the migrations, origins and developments that led to a cosmopolitan Lagos in the session, My Lagos, Old and New, to another session, Collusion of Greed: How Corruption impedes Development by reknowned scholars Sarah Chayes, author of Thieves of State: Why Curroption Threatens Global Security and Tom Burgis’ The Looting Machine: Warlords, Tycoons, Smugglers and the Systematic Theft of Africa’s Wealth.

The Art Stampede, a gathering of culture and arts practitioners and activists also discussed on several important ideas that could become an agenda for the arts industry and their relationship with the Nigerian government.

There was the free film screening of Phone Swap by Kunle Afolayan, Okonkwo’s Inquest, an adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart and the festival wrap.

The festival wrap was a movement of performances for change. Poets, musicians and other artists performed…

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