Monika Baker is an independent documentary film maker, photographer and curator. Baker studied documentary film at National Film and Television School (NFTS) and a Masters in Screenwriting at Edinburgh Napier University. Winner of the Oscar Micheaux award for her film “Silent In The Crowd” and co-founding member and first chair of Autograph – Association of Black Photographers.
Monika curated several landmark exhibitions projects such as “Reflections of the Black Experience,” the diverse inclusion to Arts Council England’s “Decibel Visual Arts” a national arts legacy initiative and Signals, Festival of Women Photographers. She has worked consistently with the multi-awarded Director Menelik Shabazz on several documentary films over the years, to include “The Story of Lovers’ Rock” and recently “Pharaohs Unveiled.’