Africanus Okokon works with moving image, performance, painting, assemblage, collage, sound, and installation to explore dialectics of forgetting and remembrance in relation to shared, cultural, and personal mediated histories. 

He received a BFA in Film/Animation/Video from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in 2013 and an MFA in Painting/Printmaking from Yale University in 2020. He is an Assistant Professor in Film/Animation/Video at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and is based in Providence, Rhode Island.