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John Akomfrah

John Akomfrah

Ghana-born British filmmaker John Akomfrah garnered international acclaim with his haunting film Vertigo Sea(2015), one of the highlights of last year’s Venice Biennale. Through a rich lattice of…


I'm interested in all nine of the classical muses, but the key figure for me is the grande dame who oversees the group. That's the mother of the muses, the goddess of memory, Mnemosyne.