The Bahamian Project exhibition in May 2016 featured the work of five photographers and displayed more than twenty new portrait subjects.
The Bahamian Project
Exhibition of New Images
Thursday, May 12th from 6-9pm
ANNEX Gallery at Popopstudios in Chippingham
The Bahamian Project, in collaboration with Popopstudios and the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, provides a permanent collection of photographs that brings recognition, fosters cultural awareness and creates a record of the people who make The Bahamas so unique.
Popopstudios International Center for The Visual Arts celebrates Transforming Spaces with a massive exhibition, Open Studios and a Junkanoo Rushout.
Popop artists opened their studios to the public on December 11, 2015. In addition the main gallery, which has recently been restyled, featured a group exhibition. The exhibition is on display through February.
“The idea of Long Island being a prehistoric Lucayan metropolis intrigued me, as my grandparents are from there, and my grandmother especially has indigenous features. This was enough for me to consider the idea of Lucayans surviving the historic genocide,” Symonette explained.