Category Archives: Leer Futuro

Why Great Houses?

I haven’t really spoken about what prompted the initial consideration of Great Houses and heritage sites as an area for visual exploration. As a person of Jamaican-African…

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Rose Hall Great House (Jamaica)

Rose Hall Great House

Perhaps one of the most famous great houses in Jamaica is Rose Hall, in the parish of St James and around 15 minutes from Montego Bay airport.…

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Water Wheel (St Ann, Jamaica)

St Ann Post Reconnaissance Update

Drax Hall Water Wheel Two out of three ain’t bad, we managed to stop and check out the Drax Hall Water Wheel which is a magnificent ruin. Didn’t take…

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Research & Reconnoitre St Ann

Part of doing this project is identifying appropriate sites for exploration, further research and visual documenting. As a starting point I have been able to use the…

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Overseers House (St Ann, Jamaica)

Seville Great House

When the English captured Jamaica in 1655 from the Spanish areas of the country were divided up amongst the captains and generals of the conquering armies. One…

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