Louisa Egbunike on the Nigeria-Biafra War Through the Arts

Louisa Egbunike discusses the history of the Nigeria-Biafra war, and particularly how Nigerians responded to the war through the visual and written arts. To follow more of Louisa's work, follow her on twitter at @LouisaEgbunike. Unfortunately, there were a few connection issues in the recording of this podcast, and the sound may be a little patchy at times. Many apologies if you have any issues!

Below is a list of the visual artists and poets that Louisa discusses to help you in your own research:

Obiora Udechukwu

Uche Okeke

Christopher Okigbo

Flora Nwapa

Buchi Emecheta

Chinua Achebe

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The traditional Igbo art form is called Uli, and the wikipedia can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uli_(design)

This was produced in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Follow their work here: https://twitter.com/ahrcpress

Producer: Peter Curry @petedoeshistory

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