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5:30 PM Cash bar
6:30 PM Lecture Hall opens
7 PM Lecture from artist John Akomfrah

The Nasher Museum presents acclaimed British filmmaker John Akomfrah, 2017 winner of the UK’s Artes Mundi Prize, who will discuss his new three-channel video Precarity, which tells the story of the near-mythological jazz figure Buddy Bolden of New Orleans. The Nasher Museum co-commissioned the video, which premiered at Prospect.4 in New Orleans, and is a major exhibition on view at the Nasher Museum, March 29 through August 26, 2018.

Event Details

Thursday, April 19, 2018
7–8:30 PM
John Akomfrah, Precarity, Rothschild Lecture
The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
2001 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705 United States

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