Living Ancestors Lecture Tomorrow

Living Ancestors Lecture Tomorrow

A talk by artist Gabrielle le Roux and Natalie Charles, a Dominican human rights activist and writer. Gabrielle le Roux will talk about her experiences interviewing and drawing the centenarian Dominican women featured in the Living Ancestors exhibition. The two speakers explore survival and celebration in the face of poverty and oppression. 1.10-2.00pm at the …

Living Ancestors: A tribute in portraits and stories to the world’s oldest woman and other Caribbean centenarian women

Living Ancestors: A tribute in portraits and stories to the world’s oldest woman and other Caribbean centenarian women

1 April – 31 July 2009 in London The exhibition This is an exhibition of portraits of women over the age of 100 from the island of Dominica, including the world’s oldest woman Ma Pampo who was 126 years old when she was drawn. Accompanying the portraits are stories recorded by the artist, as she …