Edward Akrout was born in Paris, France in 1982 and graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in 2008. His practice, which includes painting, drawing and sculpting, is best described as contemporary abstract.

Akrout has had solo exhibitions at The Hoxton (2015), London; Hotel Café Royal (2015), London.

His work has been included in group exhibitions at Metamatic: The Art Foundation (2016), Athens; The Gallery of African Art (2016), London; Le Carreau du Temple (2018), Paris; Haus der Kulturen der Welt (2018), Berlin; Het Bos (2018), Antwerp.