John Akomfrah

John Akomfrah is an artist, writer, film director, screenwriter, theorist and curator. He will represent the UK at the Venice Biennale in 2024. He lives and works in London.

John Akomfrah is an artist and filmmaker. In 1982, he co-founded the Black Audio Film Collective. In 2020, he had exhibitions at Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Germany, and Seattle Art Museum, USA. He lives in London, UK.

The British Pavilion Artist 2024 talks about his work for the 60th Venice Biennale and how support from Frieze enabled it to be realized in its full glory  

BY John Akomfrah |

During the turbulent summer of 2020, the filmmakers decided on decentring the human in their practice 

BY John Akomfrah AND The Otolith Group |