Ayo Akingbade is an artist, writer and director based in London. She works predominantly with film and installation to address themes of power, urban space and stance. Her work has been shown at the Whitechapel Gallery, London; ICA, London and Towner Gallery, Eastbourne. Recent screenings include; New Directors/New Films; MoMA and Directors’ Fortnight; Cannes Film Festival. Her first major solo institutional exhibition opened at Chisenhale Gallery and is touring until 2024, at venues across the UK. Ayo Akingbade is part of the Film London Jarman Award 2023 shortlist.