The British Council Commission for the British Pavilion is made possible through the foresight and generosity of individuals, companies and foundations whose financial and in-kind contributions enable the British Council to realise the Artist's vision.

With special thanks to

Shane Akeroyd
Aarti Lohia, the British Council's Ambassador for La Biennale di Venezia
The Ambassador, the Global and the UK Circles


Glenn Earle
Dr Robert A. Seder and Deborah Harmon
Westridge Foundation


A4 Arts Foundation
The Rory and Elizabeth Brooks Foundation
The John Browne Charitable Trust
Lizbeth and George Krupp
David and Sophie Ziyambi

The Patrons board for John Akomfrah

Roselyn Cason-Marcus
Olufunmilola Fetto
Jeanine Henry
Vanessa Johnson-Burgess
Samallie Kiyingi
Ebele Okobi, Chair
Eva Omaghomi
Alberta Whittle


Adjaye Associates
Cathy Wills Charitable Trust
Shereen Daniels
Efie Gallery
Dame Vivian Hunt and Mr Nicholas Basden
Nnenna Ilomenchina and Nymrata Advani Bickici
The Ross Foundation 
Helen and Peter Warwick

Associate supporter

Adam Clayton Collection
Christie Worrell

And those who wish to remain unknown