John Akomfrah


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The kind of work I make is essentially time-based. For that reason alone, I felt I had to widen my focus to take in the bigger narrative we are now all caught up in. Once you become aware of the implications of climate change for future generations, it is almost as if you have to respond. But I'm not a scientist or a campaigner, I'm an artist. I'm interested in the philosophy of climate change rather than the hard
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Oct 01 2017 Climate change
We found 1 article in which John Akomfrah said something. The most recent John Akomfrah’s quote is: “By the realisation that everything overlaps at some profound level, that the great shifts in human progress that are made possible by technology can also cause the profoundest destruction and suffering. In a very real way, I'm present in the film. I'm the figure in the brown shirt who gets rained on. It sounds a bit mystical, but for me everything starts with place. Wherever we filmed, it began with me asking the landscape the same question: 'What can you tell me about the nature of climate change?' As an artist and film-maker, I'm dependent on the responses I get from the environment.”. In addition, all sources we refer have quoted John Akomfrah 3 times. On this page, you will find all of John Akomfrah’s quotes organized by date and topic.
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