lessons of the hour

mcevoy foundation for the arts, san francisco, ca, usa
14.10.2020 - 13.3.2021
Isaac Julien, J. P. Ball Studio, 1867 Douglass (Lessons of the Hour), 2019

The solo presentation showcases Julien's Lessons of the Hour—Frederick Douglass (2019), a video installation—made up of ten screens—created in homage to one of the most important activists of the USA. The work offers a poetic version of Frederik Douglass' biography, an African American, whose political and intellectual endeavors played a fundamental part in the US' civil rights movement during the twentieth century. The exhibition also includes photographic stills of the film.


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