|“Double Dutch” Sept 22-Oct 30, 2016 @ The NAGB|
Event Description: “The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) presents the exhibition 'Double Dutch: the observer and the observed.' Double Dutch brings together artists from the region and diaspora to produce provocative bodies of work through collaboration and exchange. The project works against ideas of nationalism and the insularity of our creative environs by creating an experimental hub to explore regional and diasporic culture, our creative acumen and sensibilities. 'the observer and the observed' features work by Jamaican artist Deborah Anzinger and Bahamian artist Heino Schmid, each of them exploring ideas around representation, the body and how the gaze in effect changes ideas of relation, security, eroticism and social awareness. The show runs through Sunday, October 30, 2016 at NAGB. The event is free and open to the public ...” — Read more: NAGB's Double Dutch-Event Page and The NAGB-Facebook
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: The NAGB-AboutFor further information: NAGB's Double Dutch-Event Page, The NAGB-Facebook and The NAGB.