In May 2010, the “Tivoli Incursion,” a standoff between Jamaican security forces and a local gang leader wanted for extradition by the United States government, resulted in the death of at least 75 civilians in West Kingston on the island of Jamaica. This new exhibition—part art installation, part memorial, and part call to action—sheds light on those events through compelling video and audio footage featuring firsthand accounts of people directly impacted by the violence.
Bearing Witness: Four Days in West Kingston is co-curated by:
Deborah A. Thomas, R. Jean Brownlee Term Professor of Anthropology, Director of APC & GSWS
Deanne M. Bell, Senior Lecturer Psychology, University of East London
Junior "Gabu" Wedderburn, Musician and Sound Designer, Brooklyn, NY
Read an article about the exhibit from The Inquirer: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/jamaica-tivoli-incursion-kingsto...