Prize-winning poet Ben Okri pens an ode to Louvre Abu Dhabi

Sunday 18 October 2020

Awarding-winning Nigerian writer Ben Okri has been commissioned to write a poem to mark the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi next month.

He also narrates the work, entitled Why Are You, You? for a new video released this week to promote the museum on Saadiyat Island.

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