Currents 34: Isaac Julien

Milwakee Art Museum, 2012
24 March 2012 - 5 May 2013

Julien’s Expeditions trilogy—True North (2004)Fantôme Afrique (2005), and Western Union: Small Boats (2007), which the Milwaukee Art Museum recently acquired—is, for the first time, being presented together, sequentially, here at the Museum:


  1. True North: March 24–May 9, 2012
  2. Fantôme Afrique: May 10–June 17, 2012
  3. Western Union: Small Boats: June 28, 2012–May 5, 2013


Throughout his career, Julien has explored issues relating to his gay identity and minority status. Recently, this has evolved into a profound investigation of the disenfranchised in the age of globalism.

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