Talk Friday, 22 June 2018

Ben Okri in conversation with Waldemar Januszczak: Art, Storytelling, and Political poetry

Enjoy a dazzling evening of conversation about art, storytelling, political poetry, and collaboration with Booker Prize winner Ben Okri and celebrated TV art presenter Waldemar Januszczak, joined by painter Rosemary Clunie.

  • Friday, 22 June 2018

  • The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

  • Tickets cost £10.00 - £12.00

Ben Okri in conversation with Waldemar Januszczak: Art, Storytelling, and Political poetry photo

Is every work of art a dialogue with our times? What comes first, the word or the image? Join Booker-prize winning writer Ben Okri and painter Rosemary Clunie in conversation with renowned art critic Waldemar Januszczak as they take the audience on an absorbing literary and visual journey to explore the dual aspects of creativity. The evening is in celebration of their collaborative work 'The Magic Lamp: Dreams of Our Age', a collection of enchanting and poetic narratives illustrated with dreamlike original paintings.