John Akomfrah

The strongest exhibitions in the 58th Venice Biennale find creative freedom in failure 

By Evan Moffitt

100 years on from World War I, the filmmaker’s latest work ‘Mimesis: African Soldier’ remembers the faces we seldom see in history books

By Osei Bonsu

Hall’s understanding of cultural identity allows us to deconstruct and reconstruct who we think we are

By Osei Bonsu
Melanie Manchot, The Ladies (King’s Dining Room), 2017. Courtesy: the artist and Parafin, London. © Melanie Manchot


10 Feb
6 May

In addressing the Anthropocene, how artists are moving beyond cinematic disaster porn to visualize our current state of emergency

By Alice Bucknell

Reclaiming leisure, and the enduring influence of Stuart Hall: what to read this weekend

Christo abandons controversial 25-year project in protest against Trump; Roman Polanski forced to drop out of César Awards

The Contemporary Art Society acquired two video works for MIMA

From the poetry of the late Geoffrey Hill to the new literary genre of the 'ultra-unreal': what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton
John Akomfrah, Tropikos, 2016, video still. © Smoking Dogs Films. Courtesy Lisson Gallery

Arnolfini, Bristol & Lisson Gallery, London, UK

By Holly Corfield Carr