Search the Collection

Isaac Julien (1960-), Artist and film maker

Sitter in 3 portraits
Film producer and conceptual artist. Founder member of the black film and video workshop, Sankofa, which produced his award-winning drama-documentary Looking for Langston (1989) about the African-American poet Langston Hughes. His first feature film Young Soul Rebels (1991) won him international acclaim. He was nominated for the 2001 Turner Prize for his films Vagabondia and The Long Road to Mazatla which was made in collaboration with choreographer and dancer Javier de Frutos.

List Thumbnail


Isaac Julien

by Robert Taylor
bromide print, 1993
NPG x45784


Isaac Julien

by Sal Idriss
C-type colour print, 2002
NPG x125664


Isaac Julien

by Horace Ové
giclée colour print, 2003
NPG x126727