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Pictures From Paradise: A Survey of Contemporary Caribbean Photography

editors Melanie Archer and Mariel Brown ; essay by ONeil Lawrence
Laventille, Trinidad and Tobago : Robert & Christopher Publishers, c2012
In Spanish
Variant Title
Survey of contemporary Caribbean photography
9789769534476, 9769534471
18 remarkable photographers from the English-speaking Caribbean (Jamaica, St. Vincent and The Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, St. Kitts & Nevis, Guyana, Bermuda and Barbados) featuring the work of Ewan Atkinon, Renee Cox, O'Neil Lawrance, Ebony G. Patterson, Marvin Bartley, Marlon James and Radcliff Roye amongst others. Includes works by works by Holly Bynoe and Nadia Contents: Huggins, the editors of ARC Magazine, a Caribbean art and culture serial publication. Featured photographer O'Neil Lawrence explains "many of the stories told in this book include the concepts of memory, interrogations of the past, the sometimes gritty and violent realities of modern urban Caribbean life, sexualities and transformed gender roles, and the religious practices that define us, either through adherence or rejection"-Verso cover.
  • Introduction / Melanie Arher and Mariel Brown
  • Beyond constructive realities / O'Neil Lawrence
  • Works
  • Tableaux Vivant
  • Documentary
  • Transformed media
  • Portraiture
  • About the artists.
222 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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