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John Akomfrah, Vertigo Sea (film still), 2015
 Smoking Dogs Films; Courtesy Lisson Gallery, London.

Vertigo Sea is a poetic meditation on the ocean and its role in the history of slavery, migration, and conflict.

Fusing archival material and newly shot footage, this stunning film by celebrated British filmmaker John Akomfrah is a timely reminder of current issues around global migration and ecological concerns.

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John Akomfrah: Vertigo Sea

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Wed 19 April - Sun 16 July

Tue to Fri, 10am – 5pm
Sat to Sun, 12 – 5pm
Closed Anzac Day



Ian Potter Museum of Art
800 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3010, Australia 3010 + Google Map
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