In Conversation: John Akomfrah and Anthony Downey, Barbican Centre, 12 October, 2017.


October 12, 2017

To coincide with new video installation Purple, John Akomfrah will be in conversation with academic, editor and writer, Anthony Downey.

Staged across a variety of disappearing ecological landscapes, from the hinterlands of Alaska to desolate, icy Arctic Greenland and the volcanic Maquesas Islands in theSouth Pacific, Akomfrah’s new film prompts the viewer to meditate on the complex relationship between humans and the planet.

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To hear an earlier interview between Anthony Downey and John Akomfrah, on the occasion of his solo show at Arnolfini, Bristol, click here.