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Victor Ekpuk in Conversation with Nnedi Okorafor

Victor Ekpuk with his installation "Harlem Sunrise" at The Africa Center.
Victor Ekpuk with his installation "Harlem Sunrise" at The Africa Center.

Victor Ekpuk in Conversation with Nnedi Okorafor


Friday, January 25, 2019, 7:30pm


Join us for a special conversation between artist Victor Ekpuk and writer Nnedi Okorafor on the occasion of Ekpuk’s new installation at The Africa Center, “Harlem Sunrise.” Ekpuk is a Nigerian-American artist based in Washington, D.C., best known for his ephemeral large-scale works drawn directly onto the gallery wall. In “Harlem Sunrise,” Ekpuk weaves symbols and fleeting impressions of New York City into a large-scale wall drawing that connects the Center with its surrounding neighborhood.

Ekpuk will be joined in conversation by Nigerian-American science fiction and fantasy writer Nnedi Okorafor.

Following the discussion, Ekpuk will sign copies of his recent book, “Victor Ekpuk: Connecting Lines Across Space and Time” (Pan-African University Press, 2018).



Doors open at 7pm

Event starts at 7:30pm


This event is free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis. To RSVP, please visit our Eventbrite page.




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