Akram Khan(1974-), Dancer and choreographer
Sitter in 2 portraits
One of the most acclaimed choreographers and dancers working in Britain today, Khan's work fuses classical Asian and contemporary dance. He has devised numerous award-winning collaborations with artists and musicians, including In-I at the National Theatre with actress Juliette Binoche and production design by artist Anish Kapoor. Khan and his dance company performed in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. He was appointed MBE in 2005 for his services to dance.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below