A silent demonstration was held outside the Shell Centre on Thursday morning to mark the tenth anniversary of the death of Nigerian writer and artist Ken Saro-Wiwa. Later a memorial event was held on the riverside walkway.
The event on the riverside walkway
Sculptor Sokari Douglas Camp proposes a transformed Nigerian bus, emblazoned with the words of Ken Saro-Wiwa and multimedia artist Siraj Izhar proposes an LED light portrait of Saro-Wiwa, electrified by cycle-power.
Ken's widow Maria Saro-Wiwa, son Ken Wiwa and Anita Roddick
The open competition for ideas for the memorial was launched in March at an event at City Hall.