The Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF) continues today with PUBLISHERS’ FORUM @Goethe Institut, ARTHOUSE FORUM @ Kongi’s Harvest and a host of other events.
9am: CYCC@LABAF @ FP Lawn
Creative workshops and expressions continue
Focus: Finale of the CYCC activities – Do Your Own Thing(s()– competitions among the youths.
Adjudication and presentation of certificates and awards
10am: PUBLISHERS’ FORUM @ Goethe Institut
9th Publishers’ Forum, in association with Quramo Publishing Limited
Theme: How to Capture 200 Million Readers in Five Years
Publishers, writers and book enthusiasts and activists discuss emerging opportunities and stub-born challenges in the publishing eco-system
Special Feature: Nigeria Copyright Commission’s presentation on Digital Publishing and copyright imperative. The session is in continuation of the NCC’s Creative Industry-outreach programme in its 30th anniversary celebration
4pm: ARTHOUSE FORUM @ Kongi’s Harvest
(Dedicated to memory of Bisi Silva)
Discussions around the impact of emerging Gallerists on the Visual Art ecosystem
Focus: SMO, BloomArt, Rele, Kavitas, and Mydrim as consciousness raiser as pathfinder
Curator: Kennii Ekundayo
6pm: AUTHORS/READERS CONVENTION @Kongi’s Harvest
Theme: LAGOS_2070: TRANSCENDENCE
Writers, architects, technologists, scientists, economists, futurists, artists, urbanists and very well anyone who can imagine a positive outcome for the city of Lagos converge to unravel the mystery together through a series of reminiscences, from the points of view of some of the key players imag-ined to have enabled the transformation through their own agency, or the efforts of others.
(Curated by Ayodele Arigbabu for the Design And Dream Art Enterprise)
8pm: Music. Drama. Wine