John Akomfrah Curve Gallery Barbican

John Akomfrah: Purple

British artist and filmmaker, and winner of the 2017 Artes Mundi prize, John Akomfrah has been commissioned to create a new work for the Curve. His most ambitious project to date, Purple is an immersive, six-channel video installation addressing climate change and its effects on human communities, biodiversity and the wilderness.

06 October 2017 - 07 January 2018

Sat–Wed 10am–8pm (last entry 6.30pm) Thu–Fri 10am–10pm (last entry 8.30pm) Bank holidays 12 noon–8pm (last entry 6.30pm)

Curve Gallery at Barbican Centre, Barbican Centre Silk Street , London, EC2Y 8DS


JMW Turner And John Akomfrah: Ocean Drama At Turner Contemporary

Turner Contemporary is presenting the exhibition ‘JMW Turner: Adventures in Colour’; and in association with the great British painter’s reflections on light, colour, and the sea, contemporary British artist John Akomfrah OBE presents his installation: the video triptych ‘Vertigo Sea’.

12 October 2016