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GRACE WALES BONNER’S ‘NOT IN PARIS FASHION’ EXHIBIT

 

London-born fashion designer Grace Wales Bonner’s Jamaican roots were on full-display during Highsnobiety’s ‘Not In Paris’ exhibit. The show took place during what would have been Paris’ Men’s Fashion Week, and celebrated creativity in the age of remote interactions.

Featuring pieces from Wales Bonner’s award-winning eponymous fashion house, the collection represented '70s Jamaican-English culture influences in art, photography, and fashion.’ Her work was shown alongside heavyweights, Fendi, Dior and Hermés.

“The collection really felt like a reflection of my family and I wanted my community to see themselves in it,” said Bonner. 

Jamaican and Saint International model, Romaine Dixon, also walked in the same show having previously appeared in her Autumn/Winter 2020 campaign.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art’s special exhibition on artistic achievements of early Caribbean civilizations opens December 16.

The winners of the Jamaica Visual Arts Competition’s first Youth Exhibition are now on display at the Jamaica Conference Centre, 14 – 20 Port Royal Street, Kingston through  January 31st

Students from the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts have partnered with The Ministry of National Security to paint peace murals in Swallowfield.

 

Jamaican photographer Steve James will show his work at “Let There Be Reggae” from December 5th to 8th at The Lab (400 NW 26 Street) in Wynwood, Miami.

Jamaican multidisciplinary artist Jamilah Sabur’s work will be shown at the second annual Faena Festival during Miami Art Week 2019.

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