On Multiple Screens, John Akomfrah Deftly Weaves Tales of the African Diaspora
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Art Review John Akomfrah's extraordinary survey at the New Museum, "Signs of Empire," should be required viewing for those who consider themselves activists, artists, critics or leaders - or people who simply want to expand their worldview. His four video installations, which take up the museum's entire second floor, explore postcolonial history, nature and migration.