The leading British artist's seminal film comes to Sydney for Mardi Gras
In February, Isaac Julien will be recognised for his services to British art with a knighthood; at the same time his 1989 film Looking for Langston will be shown in Sydney.
The film was restored in 2017 and offers a new focuses on poet Langston Hughes and his relationship with Harlem, offering a rare perspective on black, queer history within America. It's being shown as part of a wider solo exhibition of his work at the Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery for the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. The exhibition will also include new large-scale and silver gelatin photographic works.