Serpentine exhibition catalogue by James Barnor

Saturday 14 May 2022
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Somerset House
G12 - Galerie Clémentine de la Féronnière
Ground Floor – Courtyard Pavilion (G)

This catalogue accompanied James Barnor’s major solo exhibition, Accra / London - A Retrospective, at Serpentine, London (2021), MASI Lugano (2022) and Detroit Institute of Arts (2023), and is co-produced by these three organisations. Fully illustrated, the book traces Barnor’s photographic practice across six decades including a series of commissioned texts by architect Sir David Adjaye OBE, head of the photographic collection at Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, Paris, Christine Barthe, visual artist David Hartt, former model Erlin Ibreck and curator Alicia Knock. It also includes a new conversation between the artist and Serpentine Artistic Director, Hans Ulrich Obrist.