Isaac Julien’s LESSONS OF THE HOUR—FREDERICK DOUGLASS is a ten-screen film installation—shot in 35mm and 4K digital—exploring the life and work of the American orator and abolitionist.
The exhibition includes original tintype portraits, color photographs, found archival images, and an assemblage of black and white analog photographs related to Julien’s film Who Killed Colin Roach? (1983).
The film’s score was composed by Paul Gladstone Reid.
Through April 13.
519 West 24th Street, New York City.
Through May 12.
University of Rochester
500 University Avenue, Rochester.
From top: Isaac Julien, Lessons of the Hour (still), 2019, courtesy the artist, Metro Pictures, New York, and Victoria Miro, London and Venice; Rob Ball, stills and tintype photographs for Lessons of the Hour by Isaac Julien (2).