British photographer Ayo Banton was Born in Leeds, West Yorkshire and was given a polaroid camera at the age of 8 by his mother. He never looked back and moved to London to study while working along-side contemporary fine artists and cultural practitioners.
Ayo’s aesthetic is inspired by the fine arts, painting, sculpture, music and cinema.
In early 1990 Ayo worked for British style magazine Dazed & Confused and then went on to shoot for Elle.
Over the years his work and projects has expanded across digital content management, helping brands evolve across NFTs, Blockchain, social and digital environments.
Ayo has collaborated with a host of clients that include L’Oreal, Aussie, Clinique, Sony, Skechers, Tatler, KPMG, Allergan, Penhaligon’s, Coty, Barclays, BBC, Puma and Elle.
Ayo Banton will be the Keynote speaker on Wednesday.