Rele gallery is pleased to announce its first reading, featuring award winning writer, poet and journalist, Toni Kan reading alongside, award winning artist, photographer and writer, Victor Ehikhamenor on Sunday August 9, 2015.
Guests would be treated to usually tragic and often risque pieces from Toni Kan as well as rib-cracking and deeply reflective pieces from Victor Ehikhamenor as they read from old works like “Nights of the Creaking Bed” and “Excuse Me” as well as from new and unpublished works.
In a statement announcing the event, Adenrele Sonariwo who runs Rele gallery, said “Toni and Victor are very recognizable as a tag team by the Lagos literary and artistic community but this is the first time the two friends will be reading together even though they collaborated on an art exhibition two years ago, which we were privileged to have curated. The reading will provide guests a handle on their works as well as a unique window into their creative processes in an open and highly interactive space.”
Toni Kan who publishes staging.sabinews.com is the author of Nights of the Creaking Bed, When A Dream Lingers too long and Ballad of Rage while Victor Ehikhamenor is the author of Sordid Ritual, Excuse Me and a well traveled and garlanded artist.
Early birds and winners of a raffle draw will receive posters and signed artwork featuring words and art from Toni Kan and Victor Ehikhamenor.