Black Audio Film Collective at PAMM: Handsworth Songs

Thu 6 Jul, 2017

Black Audio Film Collective at PAMM presents a selection of films characterized by an interest in the diasporic African experience, memory, and new modes of representation. Between 1982 and 1998 (BAFC) a seven-person group of British artists and filmmakers—produced groundbreaking documentaries and nonlinear films addressing social, political, and racial crises from a particular moment in Britain.

John Akomfrah (b. 1957, Accra, Ghana) is a highly esteemed artist, filmmaker, theorist, and curator, as well as a cofounder of the Black Audio Film Collective—an influential association that focused on examining black British identity through film and media. He has exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art, New York; and Tate Britain, London. In 2008, Akomfrah was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). He holds honorary doctorates from University of the Arts, London; among others.

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