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Developing Blackness: Studio Photographs of “Over the Hill” Nassau in the Independence Era

Kriston Chen

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Title: Developing Blackness: Studio Photographs of “Over the Hill” Nassau in the Independence Era
Authors: Krista A. Thompson, PhD. 
Publisher: National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, 2008
Length: 84 pages

 


‘Telling an often-neglected story’ this exhibition shows the Over the Hill community spirit and the growth ‘each generation has instilled in its values through hard work and sacrifice’. Their ‘descendants became leaders in Bahamian society embracing an Africanness and the ‘meaning of blackness’ in Bahamian society.’