Larry Achiampong

Collaborated Project:

Breaking the Waves

Larry Achiampong was born in 1984. He lives and works in London. Drawing on his Ghanaian roots, Larry Achiampong’s solo and collaborative projects employ imagery, aural and visual archives, live performance and sound to explore ideas surrounding class, cross-cultural and post digital identity. His work has been shown and presented internationally at venues including Tate Britain/Modern, London; The Institute For Creative Arts, Cape Town; The British Film Institute, London; Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; Bokoor African Popular Music Archives Foundation, Accra; Logan Center Exhibitions, Chicago; Prospect New Orleans, New Orleans; Diaspora Pavilion – 57th Venice Biennale, Venice; and the 2019 Singapore Biennale. Current and upcoming projects include commissions with The Line, London, and De la Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea. Achiampong currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) and is one of the recipients of the 2019 Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Award for Artists.

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