John Akomfrah CBE is an artist and filmmaker. His work explores memory, temporality, post-colonialism and migrant diasporas. He was a founder of the Black Audio Film Collective in 1982. In Spring 2015 the Mead Gallery showed his three screen video installation, The Unfinished Conversation. This film looked at the life and work of the cultural theorist Stuart Hall. He was appointed CBE in 2017 for services to art and the film making industry.