Michael McMillan

Michael McMillan

Michael McMillan is a London based writer, playwright, artist/curator and academic, known for his critically acclaimed installation-based exhibition, The West Indian Front Room, which was the Geffrye Museum’s successful exhibition (2005-06). The Front Room was iterated in The Netherlands, Curacao, Johannesburg and France, the basis of the BBC4 documentary Tales from the Front Room (2007) and his book, The Front Room: Migrant Aesthetics in the Home (2009). It will be reiterated as The Front Room, a permanent 1970s period room at the renamed Museum of the Home from 2021, which will also include a triptych film installation of Waiting for myself to appear, his one woman site responsive performance piece at the Geffrye Museum (2019). 2021 will also see publication of his Sonic Vibrations: Sound systems, lovers rock and dub, a multi-media e-anthology by the Royal Literary Fund’s WritersMosaic. He is currently an associate lecturer in Cultural & Historical Studies at London College of Fashion (UAL), and Research Associate with VIAD (University of Johannesburg.

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