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John Akomfrah

John Akomfrah, CBE is a British artist, writer, film director, screenwriter, theorist and curator. He is a founder member of Black Audio Film Collective makers of the seminalHandsworth Songs (1986), along with producers David Lawson and Lina Gopaul. In 1998 they established Smoking Dogs Films, responsible for films such as The Unfinished Conversation (2013), Vertigo Sea (2015), Mimesis: African Soldier (2018). John Akomfrah’s current works The Unintended Beauty of Disaster can be currently seen at Lisson Gallery until 5 June 2021.

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