Jenn Nkiru (GB)
Jenn Nkiru is a Grammy-award-winning visionary artist and director from London. As an artist, her works have screened internationally, from The Metropolitan Museum of Art to The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art in LA, the Tate Modern, the ICA London, The Victoria and Albert Museum and the Institute of Modern Art in Brisbane among others. Her work is also held in the MoMA archives. Nkiru was also one of 75 artists selected for the Whitney Museum of American Art’s 2019 Whitney Biennial. She is the 2021 Grammy Award Winner for Best Music Video for her direction on Brown Skin Girl by Beyonce. She additionally is the winner of a CICLOPE, Soul Train, Cannes Lion and NAACP award for the same video. Her film OUT / SIDE OF TIME, currently sit in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York as a part of their exhibition: Before Yesterday We Could Fly: An Afrofuturist Period Room. December 2022 saw Nkiru’s TV directorial debut with the release of Random Acts of Flyness season 2 of which she directed 2 episodes premiering on HBO. In January 2023, Variety named Nkiru as one of 10 Brits to Watch in 2023.