An interview with British avant-garde filmmaker John Akomfrah, focusing on his 1986 feature (made as part of Black Audio Film Collective) about riots in the U.K., Handsworth Songs, and his latest work, The Nine Muses, a blend of archive footage, mysterious landscape shots, and poetic voiceover.
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Research Article| December 01 2011
Counter-Media, Migration, Poetry: Interview with John Akomfrah
Nina Power teaches Philosophy at Roehampton University and Critical Writing in Art and Design at the Royal College of Art in London. She is the author of One Dimensional Woman (Zero Books, 2009), and more recently has written for the Guardian on policing and protest in the U.K.
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Film Quarterly (2011) 65 (2): 59–63.
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Nina Power; Counter-Media, Migration, Poetry: Interview with John Akomfrah. Film Quarterly 1 December 2011; 65 (2): 59–63. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2011.65.2.59
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