Nwando Ebizie

Nwando is an unclassifiable polymath. A British-Nigerian multidisciplinary artist who creates Afrofuturist speculative fictions and alternate realities at the intersection of live art, experimental music, and multi-sensory installations.

Nwando proposes new myths, rituals, and provocations for radical change and radical transformation of the self and community, drawing from science fiction, Black Atlantic ritual cultures, biophilia, neuroscience, electronic music, and her own neurodiversity and Nigerian heritage.

Nwando has been featured in The Guardian, The Wire, Metro, Huck, Evening Standard, and has had Time Out five-star reviews. She has received: Steve Reid Innovation Award; Oram Award; PRS WMM Award; British Council Musician in Residence; SWCTN Immersive Technology Fellowship.

Nwando has performed in Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, Berlin, Latvia, Zurich and UK. Her 1st solo exhibition Distorted Constellations, a ritual immersive tech landscape, launched at Push festival. It was commissioned by Brighton Festival and Lighthouse and invited to London Borough of Culture.

Nwando has been supported by Jerwood New Work Fund 2022 and Live Work Fund.

Nwando Ebizie, credit: Dmitri Djuric