Chris Abani:
Chris Abani raconte les histoires de l'Afrique

TEDGlobal 2007 · 17:36 · Filmed Jun 2007
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Dans un discours aux accents très intimes, l'écrivain nigérian Chris Abani nous explique que ''ce que nous savons sur la façon d'être ce que nous sommes" provient des histoires. Il s'enfonce dans les racines de l'Afrique au travers de ses récits et poèmes, y compris les siens.

Novelist, poet
Imprisoned three times by the Nigerian government, Chris Abani turned his experience into poems that Harold Pinter called "the most naked, harrowing expression of prison life and political torture imaginable." His novels include GraceLand (2004) and The Virgin of Flames (2007). Full bio
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