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Young, British and Black

Book relating to an exhibition, 1988
Published by: Hallwalls Inc
Year published: 1988

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Small softcover book/monochrome text with a purple cover and white text/65 pages

Title: Young, British and Black
subtitle: A monograph on the work of Sankofa Film/Video Collective and Black Audio Film Collective
Author: Coco Fusco
Source: 1988 by Hallwalls, Inc. and respective contributors. All rights reserved.

A Black Avant-Garde?“ by Coco Fusco originally appeared as “Black Filmmaking in Britain’s Workshop Sector“, Afterimage (Rochester), Vol 15 no.7 (February 1988), in a slightly different form. It is reprinted with permission. “This publication has been organised by Steve Gallagher (for Hallwalls) in conjunction with Coco Fusco and Ada Gay Griffin (of Third World Newsreel). It is designed to accompany a touring film exhibition of the same title curated by Coco Fusco and production by Ada Gay Griffin.”

Inside front page contains a quote from W.E.B Du Bois and the dedication: “For all of us who have lived between two worlds.”

7. A Black Avant-Garde? - Notes on Black Audio Film Collective and Sankofa
23. An Interview with Martina Attille and Isaac Julien of Sankofa Film/Video Collective
41. An Interview with Black Audio Film Collective: John Akomfrah, Lina Gopaul, Avril Johnson and Reece Auguiste

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