Jahman Anikulapo

Art and Culture Journalist and activist since 1987; reporting events, participating in/assisting to manage cultural programmes around the world, helping to shape national and international policies through seminars, conferences; and organizing art festivals, projects.  He was a Stage Actor, Manager, Director, producer on national and international productions e.g Agip Theatre Festival Italy 1987; Chieri International Theatre Festival, Italy 1992; Afrika Projekt 1996-2002 (Germany and Nigeria); Cervantino Festival in Mexico (2004); Gwanju Biennale South Korea (2005); Milan Film Festival (2005); Pant-African Film Festival, South Africa (1996); Real Life Film Festival, Accra (2005- to date); Nigerian International Film Festival (1992; 2002); French Film Festival, Tubingen, Germany as an International Jury (2008) etc.  Jahman has been the Programme Chairman, Committee for Relevant Art, CORA — since 1991 and the  Programme Head, Culture Advocates Caucus, CAC, organisers of Word Slam. Jahman is currently diversifying into Film and Media Arts programming as member of West African Documentary Film Forum and Executive Director, iREP Film Festival.