by Eulana Weekes
St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Frost Museum in Miami will host an exhibition dubbed “Multitudes” by Nevisian photographer, Kacey Jeffers on January 24, 2024.
Multitudes, the photographer’s solo museum debut is expected to feature 25 photographs that were shot in Nevis over the past five to six years. The images depict the raw essence of life in Nevis post colonialism; including, tourism, family life, beauty, school uniforms and culture.
The exhibition forms part of Frost Museum’s “Martin Luther King, Jr. Exhibition Series, which addresses issues of race, diversity, social justice, civil rights, and humanity,” the museum informed.
Premier of Nevis, Mark Brantley expressed his delight in seeing how the young photographer rose from humble beginnings to gaining global attention.
Brantley noted “I can’t begin to say how proud I am of this young man from St James whom I have seen grow and come into his own in a highly competitive global business. I wish his debut exhibition resounding success.”
From in front of the camera as a model to being behind it as a photographer, Jeffers’ career in photography unfolded in 2011.
His 2020 series dubbed “UNIFORM” documented the inner life and beauty of students from 14 different schools in Nevis. His other series, the Postcards from the Future depicts the intricacies of Caribbean tourism. The images were shot at a luxury boutique hotel in Nevis, Golden Rock Inn and features kittitian model Winnielle Perriera.