John Akomfrah
British, born 1957
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Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
African Soldier, co‐commissioned by New Art Exchange, Smoking Dogs Films and 14‐18 NOW,
Imperial War Museum
Signs of Empire,
New Museum
2012
John Akomfrah: Hauntologies,
Carroll / Fletcher

A celebrated artist, filmmaker, lecturer, and writer, John Akomfrah, OBE, explores the complexities of the African Diaspora in Europe through his lush, lyrical films. He is considered a seminal figure in black British film. Among his numerous awards is the Taipei Golden Lion. He is particularly interested in …

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