NBAF Celebrates Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary of Independence “J’ouvert: At the Devil’s Playground” Featuring the Work of Radcliffe Roye

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Radcliffe Roye is a Brooklyn-based documentary photographer specializing in editorial and environmental portraits, photo-journalism and stock photography.  A self-taught photographer with over ten years of experience, Radcliffe is inspired by the raw and gritty lives of grass-roots people, especially those of his homeland of Jamaica.  Radcliffe strives to tell the stories of their victories and ills by bringing their voices to matte fiber paper.

All media inquiries should be addressed to Nikki Barjon, The Barjon Group for NBAF, at nikki@thebarjongroup.com or by phone (404) 514-9992.



NBAF (National Black Arts Festival) is one of the premier national and international presenters of the art, music and culture of people of African descent. The mission of NBAF is to engage, cultivate and educate diverse audiences about the arts and culture of the African Diaspora and provide
opportunities for artistic and creative expression.  NBAF produces year-round education and public programming, as well as events presented in collaboration with our partners, in addition to the annual summer festival.

NBAF presents artists from the African Diaspora in all arts
disciplines and presentation formats. NBAF hosts more than 300,000 patrons eachyear and serves more than 20,000 children through the Children’s Education Village, the Coretta Scott King Awards Book Fair and many other school-based programs. Each year NBAF generates major
sources of economic impact to the areas served by NBAF including Atlanta, Fulton County and the State of Georgia. NBAF is truly a national treasure and has been recognized by the United States Congress and many other national and international arts organizations.

NBAF receives major financial support from the Coca-Cola Company, UPS Foundation, Comcast, Turner Voices, Georgia-Pacific LLC, WALK KISS 104.1, Nonprofit Finance Fund/Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, Georgia Power Company, Publix Super Markets, Inc., Georgia Lottery and American Family Insurance.  Additional support for NBAF is generously provided by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, MillerCoors, Georgia Natural Gas, Neiman Marcus, CW Atlanta TV, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, Target Foundation, The Heavenly Hands Foundation and the Atlanta Tribune.

NBAF receives major public support from the Fulton County Board of Commissioners under the guidance of Fulton County Arts & Culture, The National Endowment for the Arts, Georgia Council for the Arts, City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs, Georgia Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities and through appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly, and the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau.


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