Madani was appointed as Southbank Centre’s Creative Director in September 2018. Prior to this, he took over as Artistic Director of the Bush Theatre in 2012. In 2013 he won the Groucho Club Maverick Award for the theatre, following the most successful season in the theatre’s history which played to 99% capacity. Madani is currently working as a member of the Mayor of London’s Cultural Board. He originally trained in film, and his debut short film Ellabellapumpanella, commissioned by the UK Film Council, was screened at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2007.




TitleDemocratising Knowledge
VenueKnowledge Centre Theatre
Time10:00 – 11:00