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Cubism, Glyphing and Solidarity In and Through Art

By Dr. Ian Bethell-Bennett

The University of The Bahamas

The current show at The Current Gallery & Art Center by Stan Burnside is yet another mesmerising moment in time.Though we do not often think of slices of time, nor do we have the opportunity to enjoy those slices for their intense flavour and spicy complexity, we are far too busy trying to keep our heads above water, to enjoy the aesthetics of life. This is perhaps something that we overlook in our day to day grind and being ground, but in taking a few moments to explore Burnside’s most recent … Read more

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The Sea as Life: Cargo and VLOSA

By Dr. Ian Bethell-Bennett

The University of The Bahamas

 It is the Visual Life of Social Affliction that speaks out against silence imposed over death. Undocumented death. If one lives an undocumented life, does one die an undocumented death? 


Movie screening as part of the programming for “The Visual Life of Social Affliction”, a Small Axe Project.

Movie screening as part of the programming for “The Visual Life of Social Affliction”, a Small Axe Project.

The sea as life

One is buoyed on by levity, not dropped like a lead weight to the bottom of the sea, where there are souls that link from Africa to the New World and back again. These disembodied figures, souls linking lands, the … Read more

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Hope is all around us

Bahamian and Caribbean artists from all genres are coming together to uplift The Bahamas through hurricane relief efforts post-Dorian

By Kevanté A.C. Cash

NAGB Correspondent

 It seems as though visual artist and muralist Angelika Wallace-Whitfield may have been foreshadowing with her Ninth National Exhibition (NE9) public art project: “Hope Is A Weapon.”

During these trying times, the words that the artist penned to elaborate on the work finds us at a convenient moment and feels all too real. Much like the pressing issue placed on the backs of our nation’s leaders, Bahamians who have not been severely affected by the … Read more

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