'True North' in group exhibition in Berlin

15 September - 12 December 2021

Presented in Berlin alongside works by 75 international artists, Isaac Julien's three-screen film installation True North is loosely inspired by the story of the black American explorer, Matthew Henson (1866-1955) who accompanied Robert Peary and was one of the first people to reach the North Pole, later writing an account of his experience. In this fragmented narrative, Julien reflects on the hierarchies of hegemonic history.


The exhibition Nothingtoseeness, organised by Akademie Der Künste, addresses the relationship between material composition and surface and context, tone and silence, fullness and emptiness, complexity and simplicity, meaning and meaninglessness. 

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