Talk Past event Wednesday, 27 October 2021

Fashion, Race and Colour Photography: James Barnor in Conversation

Join photographer James Barnor to hear about his practice and approach to fashion and colour photography

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Past Event

James Barnor is a leading Ghanaian photographer, with a career spanning six decades and two continents. During 2021, Barnor’s photographs were exhibited across Britain, asserting his significance in the history of the medium.
Join James Barnor in a conversation with Dr Christine Checinska, the V&A’s Senior Curator, Africa and Diaspora: Textiles and Fashion and curator of the upcoming exhibition Africa Fashion. They will focus on Barnor's fashion and colour photography, including his pioneering work with colour photography and production in Ghana.
This event is part of the conference Colour Fever (25 October – 5 November), supported by The Bern Schwartz Family Foundation and hosted in collaboration with the V&A Research Institute. Please see the attached programme for full details of the conference.

This talk will be held online and all ticket holders will receive a link to join via email prior to the event.

Background image: James Barnor, Two friends dressed for a church celebration with James’ car, Accra, 1970s, archival c-type hand print © James Barnor