artist nominated by NATASHA GINWALA


1983 · Norwich, UK

Louis Henderson is a filmmaker who explores new ways of working with people to address and question our current global condition defined by racial capitalism and ever-present histories of the European colonial project. Since 2017, Henderson has been working within the artist group The Living and the Dead Ensemble. Based between Haiti and France, they focus on theatre, song, slam, poetry and cinema. Henderson graduated from the London College of Communication (2007) and has a Superior Diploma in Research in Art from the European School of Visual Arts (2016). He has shown his work at places such as: Rotterdam International Film Festival; Doc Lisboa; CPH:DOX, Copenhagen; New York Film Festival; Contour Biennale, Mechelem; Kiev Biennial; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark; Tate Modern, London, and Tate Britain.