Uncover, Recover, Discover by Ingrid Persaud – Exhibition at Barbados Museum, The Garrison, St. Michael, B’dos

When was the last time you visited Ingrid Persaud’s “Notes From a Small Rock? Here’s a good reason why you should…

Heritage is not a luxury. It is integral to the protection of all human rights as laid out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948). It is the foundation from which the values and practices of local communities are understood, respected, encouraged and accommodated. Without this respect our future heritage resources will not be sustained. Local communities need to have a sense of ownership of their heritage. This reaffirms their worth as a community, their ways of going about things, their culture

“…It is also a chance to see memorabilia of iconic figures from many fields including calypsonians Red Plastic Bag and Adrian Clarke; pioneering artist Frances Griffith; father of the nation Sir Grantley Adams and cricket legend and National Hero the Right Excellent Sir Garry Sobers.

In addition to curating the exhibition, The Barbados National Committee for the Memory of the World also asked artist Ingrid Persaud to make work on the theme of memory. The resulting film, Talkin? Wid De Old Folks, features local children talking about their elderly relatives and provocative installation, Stroll Down Memory Lane, which raises questions about the many facets of memory, are also on view….”

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