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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

The Nasher Museum is fully open to the public with free admission for all, including Thursday nights and weekends. We strongly encourage all individuals to be fully vaccinated before visiting the Nasher.