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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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John Akomfrah, by Pogus Caesar - NPG x200716

John Akomfrah

by Pogus Caesar
digital gelatin silver print, 1985
NPG x200716

John Akomfrah, by Ben McMahon - NPG x200135

John Akomfrah

by Ben McMahon
archival pigment print, 24 November 2015
NPG x200135

John Akomfrah, by Toby Glanville - NPG x201272

John Akomfrah

by Toby Glanville
chromogenic print, 2018
NPG x201272

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