John Akomfrah Presents Mimesis: African Soldier

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

A new multi-screen installation by artist John Akomfrah remembers the millions of African and colonial soldiers, labourers and carriers who served in the First World War. Projected onto three screens, the artwork combines newly created film, shot by Akomfrah in locations around the world, a powerful sound score and historic footage that speak to the African experience of the First World War. 21 September 2018 to 31 March 2019 – Imperial War Museum.

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