A conversation to be listened to

August 11, 2020

Commenting on the creation of his series Lessons of the Hour: Frederick Douglass for the Royal Academy of Arts' magazine, Isaac Julien elaborates on society's relationship with historic memory, reparation and the role of a new generation of curators and artists.


The piece includes an image of photographic installation Lessons of the Hour, London 1983 - Who Killed Colin Roach? (pictured), which creates a correlation between Douglass' life mission and some political debate, as current now as it was 1983.


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