Since I was a little girl I've been making dens....and don't think I'll ever stop..........

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

James Barnor at Rivington Place

image: Eva,London 1960 James Barnor/Autograph ABP

Guest Exhibition Tour:

Nana Oforitatta-Ayim

leads a tour of the

James Barnor exhibition

Thursday 28th October,

Rivington Place, London

Nana Oforiatta Ayim isa writer, cultural

historian and film maker. Her work has appeared in publications such as The National Geographic, The Statesman, The Dubliner and Time Out. She has given lectures and talks at a number of universities such as Cambridge, Kumasi, London and Oxford. She has been the curator of exhibitions and events for the British Council, the British Museum, e Liverpool Biennial, Royal Festival Hall and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Her films have been nominated for prizes at a number of festivals, including the Festival of African Film in Milan, screened at the Museum of African Diaspora, among other places, and also used in academic study programmes. Her first work of fiction, The Tightrope Walker, was launched at the Hay Literature Festival in May 2010 and she is presently writer-in-residence at Triangle France in Marseille. She is the director and co-founder of ANO, a cultural think tank that investigates modernity in Africa and its diaspora.

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