Wednesday, Feb 24, YardEdge and Brand New Machine presented the Exhibitionist “Picture This” which showcased the talents of three young up and coming Jamaican photographers: Joanna Francis, Julian Cresser and Neil E. Williams.
…featuring an exhibition of photography from Julian Cresser, Joanna Francis and Neil E. Williams, three of Jamaica’s most talented up and coming photographers. Also, welcome back Diplo, as the special guest DJ along with Engineroom and Ricky Eminence.
Photograph by Neil Williams The grand opening of a new monthly event called ‘Just Photographs’ will take place on February 22 at the Photography Place – a Gallery dedicated to the Fine Art of Photography. It will be open on the last Sunday of each month.
YardEdge Talks to Jamaican Photographer Neil Williams, 2008 Winner of the JCDC National Visual Arts Competition in Photography
YardEdge: Why are you an artist-photographer? Neil: I am an artist-photographer because it’s one of the activities I enjoy a lot and from which I get a great feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction. YardEdge: When did you first realize that you wanted to be one? Neil: I realized I wanted
YardEdge: Why are you an artist? Joanna: It’s a part of my existence…it’s an expression of who I am and my desires, thoughts and dreams. YardEdge: When did you first become one or when did you first realize that you wanted to be one? Joanna: From ever since I was
Part 2 of a 2 Part Interview YardEdge: What other artists have influenced you and how? Peter: People who know me groan when I mention Canadian comedy but that’s just a fact. I’m a big fan of SCTV. I’ve always been inspired by great films and I admire the work
Part 1 of a 2 Part Interview YardEdge talks to Peter Dean Rickards, creator of The Afflicted Yard and editor of First Magazine. YardEdge: Why are you a photographer? A writer? Peter: I’m a writer because I love to write and I’m a photographer by accident. YardEdge: When did you