Teju Cole with Ishion Hutchinson: Words and Images

Thu. Nov 8, 2018 at 7:00pm EST
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Writer, art historian, and photographer Teju Cole and poet Ishion Hutchinson, recipient of the prestigious Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize among many other awards, visit LIVE for a wide-ranging conversation about their creative influences and inspirations. Cole, who was born in Michigan and raised in Nigeria, and Hutchinson, who moved to the US from Jamaica, share a mutual admiration for each other’s work, which touches on place, memory, and the notion of home.


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Celeste Auditorium at South Court The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 42nd Street & 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10018
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