John Akomfrah(1957-), Artist, writer, film director, screenwriter, theorist and curator
Sitter in 3 portraits
John Akomfrah was one of the founders of the Black Audio Film Collective (BAFC), a group of artists and filmmakers active between 1982 and 1998, dedicated to examining issues of Black British identity through film and media. He made his debut as a director with Handsworth Songs (1986), which won the prestigious Grierson Award for Best Documentary.
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