Reggae or Not: The Birth of Dancehall Culture in Jamaica and Toronto – Opening Reception
An exhibition of photographs that document the history of modern reggae music and dancehall culture to celebrate the important story of Jamaican musicians of the 1970s and 80s. This presentation will be Beth Lesser’s first public art exhibition – she travelled between Toronto and Jamaica extensively during the 1970s and 80s documenting this emerging music scene through her photography and publication, Reggae Quarterly.
Curated by Wedge Curatorial Projects Director, Kenneth Montague.
The exhibition will be accompanied by varied programming including a music night, a panel discussion and guided group tours. Curated by Wedge director Kenneth Montague, the exhibition is presented in partnership with The Gladstone Hotel in Toronto.
Exhibition runs until Feb 19th, 12-5pm daily