Emancipation art exhibition opens at Old Mill

by: Dominica Vibes News - July 14, 2016
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An art exhibition, featuring the work of four French artistes, opened at the Old Mill Cultural Centre in Canefield on Wednesday 13 July 2016.

The Carré d’ Art de Guadeloupe exhibition, being hosted by the Alliance Francaise de la Dominique, the Cultural Division and the National Cultural Council, is the first activity for the 2016 Emancipation Celebrations.

It is a contemporary art exhibition bringing together four artists from the region; Diane Huge, Ronald Cyrille, Daniel Dabriou and José Man Luis.

“We are honored to have featured works by our sisters and brothers from Guadeloupe,” cting chief cultural officer, Jacinta David said at the opening ceremony.

“We would like to say thank you to you for drawing us into your world and helping us understand how you live and how you think, in much deeper ways than if you just try to describe something to us,” David added.

According to David, the wonderful works on display “all tell a story”.

“There will be something in each work which reveals to us a tit bit of information about the various artistes,” she added.

Emancipation Celebrations 2016 was officially launched at the Old Mill Cultural Center on Tuesday 12 July 2016 and will run from July 12 to 30.