Madrid - Exhibition

John Akomfrah: Purple

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

20 Feb 201825 Mar 2018

The Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting, together with TBA21–Academy, a video installation by award-winning British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah. Through six large-format screens Akomfrah offers an immersive experience that focuses on the effects of climate change and its consequence for biodiversity on the planet’s different communities. The work, a new co-commission from Francesca von Habsburg’s contemporary art (TBA21) was recently seen at the Barbican Centre in London.

  • Photogram from Purple (2017). Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Foundation © Smoking Dogs Films; Courtesy Lisson Gallery Photogram from Purple (2017). Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Foundation © Smoking Dogs Films; Courtesy Lisson Gallery

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Contacts & Details

OPENING:
sun, mon, tue, wed, thu, fri, sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

ADMISSION:
General: 12€ / Reduced: 8€ / Free entry to the Permanent Collection on Mondays between 12pm and 16pm

ESTABLISHED:
1992

OWNER/DIRECTOR:
Llorens Tomàs


T: 91 791 13 70 M: mtb@museothyssen.org W: Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza
ADDRESS:
Paseo del Prado, 8 Madrid, 28014 Spain