Ayo Akínwándé Seed Awards recipient

Ayọ̀ Akínwándé
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  • Environment/Climate emergency
  • Racial justice
  • Free expression/civil society
  • Reexamining history


  • Photography
  • Artistic Research
  • Performance
  • Sound Art
  • Video Art
  • Visual Art


  • Nigeria
Ayọ̀ Akínwándé is an artist, activist, and writer from Lagos, Nigeria. With an academic background in architecture, his practice is multi-disciplinary, working across lens-based media, installation, sound, and performance. His works and art writings have been featured in publications around the world. He is also a recipient of the 2020 Edith-Russ-Haus Media Art Award and the 2019 Place Publique Prize. Akínwándé’s practice is focused on people, power, and politics, and how this manifests in the multi-faceted layers of human reality. WEBSITE