Friday, July 29, 2016

Event: “Colonialism and Post-Colonialism: The Influence on Visual Art and the Bahamian Aesthetic” on Friday, July 29, 2016 @ 7:00pm-8:30pm at NAGB — The Bahamas, West Indies

“Colonialism and Post-Colonialism” July 29, 2016 @ NAGB
Event: “Colonialism and Post-Colonialism: The Influence on Visual Art and the Bahamian Aesthetic” on Friday, July 29, 2016 @ 7:00pm-8:30pm 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: “Candice Knowles a young Bahamian, who recently completed her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, will lead a discussion on Colonialism & ‘Post-Colonialism’ and its influences on visual art within The Bahamas, on Friday, July 29th starting at 7pm. The panel discussion featuring guest panelist Dr. Gail Saunders will focus on how artists during the 1960’s initiated the concept of Celebrating Blackness, by using and creating imagery as a source of resistance toward hierarchy, sexism, ‘tropicality,’ and racism. A tour of the current permanent exhibition 'From Columbus to Junkanoo' will be hosted immediately after the discussion. Light refreshments will be served.”Read more: Colonialism and Post-Colonialism-Facebook 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.

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