Taking Stock of the Jamaica Biennial 2017 with the Executive Director of the National Gallery of Jamaica, Veerle Poupeye & Others

Taking Stock of the Jamaica Biennial 2017 with the Executive Director of the National Gallery of Jamaica, Veerle Poupeye & Others

05/25/2017 03:33 pm ET | Updated May 30, 2017

The thing about visiting a Biennial that you have visited and written about in the past is that the ghosts of Biennials past tend to linger. Before you know it, and despite yourself, these ghosts start haunting the place and creating a dialogue with the present. Consequently, when I started my conversation with Veerle Poupeye, the Executive Director of the National Gallery of Jamaica, I wanted to know the ways in which she saw the Jamaica Biennial 2017 being different from the previous staging of the Biennial in 2015.

 

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Taking Stock of the Jamaica Biennial 2017 with the Executive Director of the National Gallery of Jamaica, Veerle Poupeye & Others

 

Jamaica Biennial 2017

The main opening function of the Jamaica Biennial 2017 exhibition will take place at the National Gallery of Jamaica on the Kingston Waterfront on Sunday, February 26, starting at 1:30 pm. The keynote speaker will be the Hon. Olivia Grange, MP, Minister of Culture, Entertainment, Gender and Sport, and there will be several live performances […]

via Jamaica Biennial 2017 – Bulletin 3: Main Opening Function on February 26 — National Gallery of Jamaica Blog