Isaac Julien

Artist

Isaac Julien (CBE) came to prominence in the film world with his 1989 drama-documentary Looking for Langston, gaining a cult following with this poetic exploration of Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance. During the past two decades he has made work largely, though not exclusively, for galleries and museums, using multi-screen installations to express fractured narratives exploring memory and desire. Recent films and film installations include: (2015), PLAYTIME (2014), Ten Thousand Waves (2010), Western Union: Small Boats (2004), Baltimore (2003), Paradise Omeros (2000), Vagabondia and Long Road to Mazatlan (1999).