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Olivia McGilchrist

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Born in Kingston, Jamaica to a French mother and a Jamaican father. Olivia grew up in France and was educated in the UK. In 2010 she completed her Master's in Photography at the London College of Communications and, in 2011, she returned to Kingston to work at the National Gallery of Jamaica (NGJ) and lecture in Photography and New Media at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. Her work has been shown in Jamaica, Trinidad, Barbados, Grenada, Brazil, the U.S., the U.K., and France. In 2013, she won the Trinidad & Tobago film festival and ARC Magazine New Media Prize. and was chosen by the NGJ as one of ten emerging artists in Jamaica.

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