Kunle Animashaun

Artistic Director Camino Production


About Kunle

Kunle Animashaun is a first-class honours Master’s Degree graduate of the University College Dublin, UCD. He is currently completing his PhD at Trinity College Dublin. In 2014, Kunle was the Artistic Director in Residence at the Tallaght Community Arts. The residency was facilitated by the Arts Council of Ireland, the South Dublin City Council and Rua Red. During his time at Tallaght Community Arts, he worked with various groups of people from the average age 10 to 70 years old. In 2013, Kunle Animashaun was awarded the prestigious Samuel Beckett studentship award by Jimmy Deenihan, TD the Minister for Arts, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht. Amongst his other publications, he is the author of ‘Stand-up comedy in a multicultural setting: Between a raw nerve and a funny bone’ in 'For the Sake of Sanity: Doing things with humour in Irish performance' edited by Eric Weitz, published by Carysfort Press.