El Anatsui (b. 1944, Anyako, Ghana), based in Nsukka/Nigeria, is a sculptor. He studied at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Accra and taught at the Specialist Training College in Winneba, Ghana. Until 2014, he was a professor of sculpture and conceptual design at the University of Nigeria in Nsukka. In 2019 he will participate at the 58. Venice Biennale.