Legacies of Biafra

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From January 11 to March 21, 2018, Brunei Gallery School of Oriental and Africas Studies (SOAS) will present Legacies of Biafra, a group exhibition featuring works mainly by the artistic collective, Nigeria Art Society UK (NASUK), which will be exhibited alongside archival materials on the war, oral narratives of those who lived through the war, and a selection of short films. In an exploration of Britain and Biafra, the exhibition will showcase material from the personal archive of the late British-Nigerian writer Buchi Emecheta, which sheds light on the experience of watching the war in one’s homeland unfold through the lens of the international media.