Inua Ellams' Story
On arrival, she flushed her passport.
Inua Ellams, 2023
Handwritten and signed by the author.
Ink on 150gsm, A5 handmade paper, ethically sourced.
1/2" flat oak frame in antique black, with conservation mount and non-reflective art glass. Framed by Green and Stone of Chelsea.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Born in Nigeria in 1984, Inua Ellams is a cross disciplinary artist, an internationally touring performer, a poet, playwright, screenwriter, graphic artist and designer. His published books of poetry include Candy Coated Unicorns and Converse All Stars, Thirteen Fairy Negro Tales, The Wire-Headed Heathen, #Afterhours, and The Actual. His plays include The 14th Tale – awarded a Fringe First at the Edinburgh International Theatre Festival, Barber Shop Chronicles, Three Sisters and The Half-God of Rainfall. In 2023, He was honoured with an MBE for services to the arts, and an Honorary Doctorate from University of the Arts, London.
Author photo by Henry Nicholls.