Eclectic 21 holds its maiden "Poetry as Performance" event at the afro-centric cultural centre, Bogobiri House, on the Sunday the 30th of march 2014 (Mothering Sunday).


The event was grace by dignitaries such as The First Lady of Lagos State, Her Excellency - Dame Abimbola Fashola, The Deputy ...

Our own Ayo Ogundipe was at the Lagos Theatre Festival organized by the British Council, enlightening the awed crowd with #SoundPoetry using #PoetryAsPerformance


We've definitely got some pictures for y'all, enjoy.

Ayo Ogundipe performs a stunning rendition of Eko Ile, from is upcoming book Eclectic 21, at the Grande Finale of the 2013 National Arts Competition at Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria


Watch the complete rendition on our youtube channel here

Our own Ayo Ogundipe was featured as the headline act at the World Press Photo Exhibition Lagos, Eko Hotel and Suites victoria island.


World Press Photo is an independent non-profit organization that hold the world's largest most prestigious annual press photography contest.


The event was ...

Eclectic 21 is an anthology of 21 poems and proses. It features a wide variety of poetic genre from sonnets to, odes, elegy, Epic etc touching on different life experiences, surmised in 21 titles, hence the name "Eclectic 21".


The ambition, was the commemorate the author's (Ayo Ogundipe's) ...

Spoken word is an art form that has long been present in human society. Oral traditions in cultures predate the written word, and poems, or a type of spoken singing or stories, sometimes accompanied by music, held captive many an audience far before the first book was ever written. Even when ...

I am Poetry recitation at bogobiri, with posse immaculate. Awesome night guys, thanks for the support.

Here are some takes from Twelve 05 photography studio for the second volume of the Eclectic 21 anthology series, known as Eclectic 21 - The sequel.