Portraits for the Future, a Celebration of James Barnor

Join us in celebrating the visionary photographer James Barnor. Portraits for the Future brings together world-renowned artists, photographers, musicians and leading cultural figures to reflect on the Barnor’s enduring legacy. In conjunction with the event the Serpentine will launch a campaign on Kickstarter to build a community to realise a programme of activity to bring Barnor’s work to the widest possible audiences.

#PortraitsfortheFuture is curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director, Kostas Stasinopoulos, Assistant Curator and Bianca Manu, Curatorial Associate. Produced by Holly Shuttleworth, Producer and Duncan Welsh, Head of Events.

BSL/English Translator by Nadia Nadarajah.
BSL/English Interpreter by Anna Kitson.

GFX by Koo Bhangra, Unloved.

Global online broadcast by Jackshoot.
Producer for Jackshoot, Alex Bertschin.
Editor for Jackshoot Robert Regan.

With special thanks to:

Sir David Adjaye & Adjaye Associates, Accra, Clara Amfo, Black in the Day (Tania Nwachukwu & Jojo Sonubi), Naomi Campbell, Lizzie Carey-Thomas, Edward Enninful, Samuel Fosso, Galerie Clémentine de la Féronnière & Maison CF, Isabella Seniuta, Eric Gyamfi, Liz Johnson Artur, Francis Kokoroko, Awa Konaté, Laraaji, Róisín McVeigh, Tyler Mitchell, Zohra Opoku, Nii Ayikwei Parkes, Jo Paton, Lucia Pietroiusti, Dayanita Singh, Ming Smith, Ebo Taylor and The Saltpond City Band, Tourmaline.