Jahman Anikulapo is the former Arts Editor at The Guardian on Sunday (plus Guardian Life magazine). He has served as Art and Culture journalist since 1987; reporting events and managing cultural programmes around the world. A former stage actor, manager and director on national and international productions, he has helped to shape national and international policies on culture.
In addition, he has served on several committees including the Commonwealth Foundation, and Tony Blair Commission for Africa’s sub-committee for Culture, among others. He is currently the programme chairman at the Committee for Relevant Art (CORA), where he has co-directed the annual Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF) since 1999. He also serves as the executive director, iREP Film Festival, and sits on the board of Arts and Business Foundation (ABF). He consults on publications (magazines and books) regularly.