John Akomfrah is an artist and filmmaker whose works investigate memory, post-colonialism and temporality, often exploring experiences of migrant diasporas globally. Akomfrah was a founding member of the Black Audio Film Collective, which started in London in 1982 alongside the artists David Lawson and Lina Gopaul, with whom he still collaborates today. His 2013 film The March, a documentary on the historic 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, presents a poetic meditation on Black Progress today. His work has been exhibited at museums throughout the United States and abroad including Secession, Vienna, Austria; BALTIC, Gateshead, UK; ICA Boston, MA, USA; Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal; New Museum, New York, NY, USA; SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA, USA; Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain; MoMA, New York, USA, amongst others. He has also participated in several international events including Prospect 4, New Orleans, LA, USA; 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy; Sharjah Biennial 11, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, and recently representing Ghana at the 58th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, amongst other presentations.