Robert and Christopher Publishers is delighted to be hosted by Fresh Milk in Barbados to launch Pictures from Paradise, Sunday July 15th from 5-7pm. It will take place at The Milking Parlour Studio, Walkers Dairy, St. George.
Three segments will be held at FRESH MILK VII to celebrate and interrogate the photographic and literary practices in the Caribbean. First, FRESH MILK will officially open the Colleen Lewis Reading Room with a brief ribbon cutting ceremony. This collection holds a wide range of publications concerning the fine and craft arts, theory, fiction, and more. Individuals will have the option to purchase membership or borrow individual books for free.
Secondly, we invite the public to view the photographic exhibition “A Negation of Preconceptions”. On display will be the works of four young Caribbean photographers Mark King (Barbados), Malaika Brooks-Smith-Lowe (Grenada), Rodell Warner and Tracee Chan (Trinidad & Tobago). The exhibition is curated by Natalie McGuire.
Thirdly, Aaron Kamugisha, Lecturer in Cultural Studies at UWI, Cave Hill, will facilitate a conversation between FRESH MILK guests and the editors of Pictures from Paradise.
This free event is open to the public. The book’s editors along with artist Ewan Atkinson will be present to sign copies of the book. Books will be sold at the price of BBD$120. After the opening, the exhibition “A Negation of Preconceptions” will be on view until July 27th, by appointment only.