Sunday, May 29, 2016

Exhibition: “Livingstone Pratt: Genesis: The beginning of souls in time” - show runs through Sunday, May 29, 2016 at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies

“Genesis- The Beginning of Souls in Time”
April 19-May 29, 2016 @ NAGB
Exhibition: “Livingstone Pratt: Genesis: The beginning of souls in time” - show runs through Sunday, May 29, 2016 at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies; Event Details: Place: National Art Gallery Of The Bahamas; Location: West St. & West Hill St., Nassau, New Providence; Phone: (242) 328-5800; Email: info@nagb.org.bs; Website: http://www.nagb.org.bs/
Event Description: “Livingstone Pratt’s 'Genesis: The beginning of souls in time' is the first solo project to occupy the Project Space since mid-2015. It showcases the birth of this world and humanity through a deep spiritual investigation. Pratt engages with abstraction, light, colour and motion to bring together a narrative that we all intrinsically know given the context of our socialisation and the history and current status of religiousness throughout The Bahamas, the wider Caribbean and most of the Christian world. He, however, moves beyond the tropes and doctrine of Genesis to manifest an idea of how the spiritual realm and creation narrative works within material, form and media. Inspired by the iconic story that we came to know during our formative years, Pratt takes us on a sprawling look at the largeness of the birth of the universe and humanity...”Read more: http://nagb.org.bs/events-and-exhibitions/2016/3/14/16htelu4o0uhzwsisattc13lehm5tr and https://www.facebook.com/TheNAGB
About NAGB: “Housed in the historic Villa Doyle, built in the 1860s and lovingly restored in the 1990s, the NAGB preserves the National Collection of Bahamian Art, part of which is on permanent display on the ground floor. Upper galleries engage the history of Bahamian Art and Visual culture and support contemporary movements and experimental contemporary art practice through temporary exhibitions. The NAGB also has an extensive public program schedule, community and regional projects and partnerships, arts education workshops, and a free public art library.”Read more: NAGB: http://www.nagb.org.bs/
For further information: http://www.nagb.org.bs/ and https://www.facebook.com/TheNAGB. For further information about the shows: EN MAS’: Carnival, Junkanoo and Performance Art of the Caribbean, From Columbus to Junkanoo and Genesis: The Beginning of Souls in Time. Related Article: Spring exhibitions open this week

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