Born 1968 in London, United Kingdom.
Lives and works in London.
Ekow Eshun is a writer, critic and curator. He is Chairman of the Fourth Plinth Commissioning Group and the former Director of the ICA, London. He is the author of Africa State of Mind (Thames & Hudson), Black Gold of the Sun (Penguin), nominated for the Orwell prize, and editor of Africa Modern (KT Wong). He has contributed to several books including Masculinities (Barbican), Between Worlds (National Portrait Gallery), Linda McCartney: The Polaroid Diaries (Taschen), as well as to catalogues on the work of Duro Olowu, Chris Ofili, Kehinde Wiley, Wangechi Mutu and John Akomfrah. 
  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture