Fourth ECF Princess Margriet Award Laudation

Jury member Jan Dibbets praised Akomfrah's film oeuvre - begun so spectacularly with the groundbreaking Handsworth Songs - for having cast an honest eye on Europe's migrants. He also praised Esche, Director of Eindhoven's Van Abbemuseum, for expanding our ideas of what a museum can be, and proving that culture is a living system of values that is forever changing as we enter into conversation with it.

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