20 July 2017 at 19.00–21.00
Enjoy a film composed of found moving image seamlessly woven into original footage.
The film’s narrative focuses on the life of poet Langston Hughes and his relationship to fellow Harlem Renaissance artists. Its focus on a Black, Queer experience within the American cultural landscape retains its urgency and relevance.
This screening is a rare opportunity to see Isaac Julien’s celebrated film in its original 16mm format.
Following the screening the artist will be in conversation with Tate curator Zoe Whitley.Image credit: Isaac Julien Pas de Deux with Roses (Looking for Langston Vintage Series) 1989/2016
Ilford classic silver gelatin fine art paper, mounted on aluminum and framed
Framed size 58.1 x 74.5 cm
22 7/8 x 29 3/8 in © Isaac Julien Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro, London.