John Akomfrah - A Space of Empathy
|Author||Julia Grosse, Sebastian Baden, eds|
An overview of John Akomfrah's work, with contributions by Julia Grosse and Nelly Y. Pinkrah, an interview with the artist, along with a foreword by Sebastian Baden. Published on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt in 2023-2024. John Akomfrah (born 1957) is a British artist, writer, film director, screenwriter, theorist and curator. His works are characterised by their investigations into memory, post-colonialism, cultural identity, temporality and aesthetics and often explores the experiences of migrant diasporas globally. Akomfrah was a founding member of the influential Black Audio Film Collective, which started in London in 1982 alongside the artists David Lawson and Lina Gopaul, who he still collaborates with today.
|120 p, ills colour & bw, 22 x 28 cm, hb, English|