“As it is important to plant trees, it is important for us to conserve buildings such as those in this Delta Park precinct so that their interesting features remain,” says Di Betton, Executive Officer of the Delta Park Environmental Centre.
Abbebe’s paintings are quite shocking if you’ve never seen a birth happen, more so if that birth wasn’t a natural birth, you might actually be surprised at what you see. He experienced 2 natural birth with his “Empress” and thought so much of the process that he honors it with 5 painted canvases.
While his art is most definitely his reality, he is not unaware of the social position that he takes on by being an artist.
If you ask me for my favorite Jamaican video director right now im going with Daniel “SteezyFresh” Simpson!!! I found SteezyFresh by way of Matic‘s “BMF remix”, thought it was a hot video and sought out the creative mind behind it. I didn’t have to go any further than the Navino and Deablo “Look What Dem Start/Drag Queen” to be 100% sold on Steezy.
Her photos are displayed on zinc and board (both have long been staples of building houses in the ghettos of Jamaica), there’s a table set up with dominoes, graffiti on the walls, even a standpipe for water. She truly created the entire experience!