Freestylee

A/V: Sound System Talk Raises Issues of Change & Decay

The Sound System is one of the Jamaican musical institutions celebrated in the unique posters of Michael ‘Freestylee’ Thompson whose work has been exhibited in the UWI Museum; and one of the Jamaican musical gifts to many parts of the world. Indeed the world may celebrate aspects of sound systems that Jamaica no longer generates. This is the lament of Anthony Myers who runs Jam One International and who is co-founder and chair of the Jamaica Sound System Federation..

Audio-Visual: FREESTYLEE ROOTS

In 2013, Michael Thompson’s work came to the UWI Museum for the first time. In December 2017, we’re mounting Freestylee Roots, a tribute to this talented Jamaican poster artist with a global perspective.

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