James Barnor

James Barnor’s first solo exhibition took place at the Black Cultural Archives, London, UK, in 2007, followed by a major show at Autograph ABP, London, in 2010. Recent exhibitions include ‘James Barnor: A Retrospective’ at Nubuke Foundation, Accra, Ghana, in 2019. In April 2021, his work was screened at Piccadilly Circus, London, by the Serpentine and CIRCA. His retrospective, ‘Accra/London’, was on view at the Serpentine Gallery, London in October 2021.

The legendary photographer and Turner Prize-nominated artist discuss how their lives and their art have been in continual movement 

In Collaboration with Moncler

As a major retrospective opens at Serpentine Galleries, the photographer speaks to Afua Hirsch about capturing the energy of Ghanaian independence in Accra and the swinging sixties in London

BY Afua Hirsch AND James Barnor |