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John Akomfrah: Purple

Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at ICA Watershed, East Boston MA

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John Akomfrah: Purple

Co-commissioned by the ICA and making its U.S. premiere at the ICA Watershed, Purple is an immersive six-channel video installation by the acclaimed artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah (b. 1957, Accra, Ghana). Akomfrah draws from hundreds of hours of archival footage, combining it with newly shot film and a hypnotic sound score to address themes related to the implications of climate change across the planet and its effects on human communities, biodiversity, and the wilderness. Sited in the

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Admission to the Watershed is free, and Water Shuttle transportation between the Watershed and the ICA is included in ICA admission. 

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ICA Watershed

256 Marginal St., East Boston, MA 02228

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