About the

Karimah Ashadu (b. London 1985) is a British-Nigerian Artist specialising in the moving image.

Ashadu was one of the participants of De Ateliers, Amsterdam, and has exhibited internationally including Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, Geneva, Skulpturenmuseum, Marl and Bozar, Brussels Read More


Amsterdam Art Weekend at De Ateliers 23rd – 25th Nov 2019

I look forward to presenting new work at De Ateliers during Amsterdam Art Weekend 2019.

Please join me in conversation with Dominic van den Boogerd on Sat 24th Nov.

MoMA Modern Mondays Screening

In conjunction with the 2018 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar and MoMA’s Modern Mondays, I will screen a selection of work at MoMA on the 25th June Read More

Recipient of the Edith Breckwoldt Fellowship 2018 – 2020

Delighted to have been selected as the recipient of the Edith Breckwoldt Fellowship, in association with the Ministry of Culture Hamburg and Künstlerhaus FRISE Read More




In 2017 I took a break from my practice and moved to Lagos for a year.

Lagos has always been my go-to place for inspiration, except for the first time I wouldn’t be making any work.

After spending a super intense, yet deeply enlightening two years at De Ateliers which ended in 2016, I wanted some space to think about the direction of my practice.

So what did I do? Read More