Isaac Julien: What Freedom is to Me, 26 Apr 2023 — 20 Aug 2023

Isaac Julien: What Freedom is to Me

Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG, UK

Celebrated for his compelling lyrical films and his video art installations, Isaac Julien is one of the leading artists working in film and video today.

This solo exhibition reveals the scope of Julien’s pioneering work in film and installation from the early 1980s through to the present day. The exhibition highlights Julien’s critical thinking and the way his work breaks down barriers between different artistic disciplines, drawing from film, dance, photography, music, theatre, painting and sculpture by utilising the themes of desire, history and culture.

The exhibition presents works from early films to large-scale, multi-screen installations which investigate the movement of peoples across different continents, times and spaces. Isaac Julien’s work across forty years is presented for the first time in the UK.

The films inside the exhibition have a combined length of 3hours 39min 33sec.

  1. Once Again… (Statues Never Die) 2022 – 32min 32sec
  2. Western Union: Small Boats 2007 – 18min 22sec
  3. Ten Thousand Waves 2010 – 49min 51sec
  4. Looking For Langston 1989 – 46min 29 sec
  5. Lessons Of The Hour 2019 – 28min 46 sec
  6. Linda Bo Bardi – A Marvellous Entanglement 2019 – 39min 18sec
  7. Vagabondia 2000 – 13min 17sec
Contacts & Details
Mon – Sun, 10 am – 6 pm
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Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG, UK

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