Zina Saro-Wiwa Alt-Nollywood Delta at Tate Britain by Peju Oshin

As I sifted through Tate’s website my jaw dropped, there it was - Nollywood in bold letters. My heart fluttered a little and without really reading the synopsis, I booked a ticket immediately for what appeared to be quite an attractive event. The event was Zina Saro-Wiwa: From Nollywood to Niger Delta and to be held at Tate Britain. The synopsis read as “Artist and filmmaker Zina Saro-Wiwa presents a selection of works which chart the complex terrain of emotional landscape and the performance of self. Whether sumptuously shot in Nigeria’s Niger Delta or captured in-studio, Saro-Wiwa studies and expands our relationship to daily reality, otherworldly belief and cathartic release.”

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