Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A Different View of The Bahamas

Duke MFA grad Tamika Galanis wants to document the Bahamas rarely seen by outsiders

Photos from Tamika Galanis' family album in the Bahamas.

By Eric Ferreri

Scrolling through an Instagram feed promoting her native Bahamas, Tamika Galanis shakes her head at glossy images of pristine beaches, stunning sunsets, fancy sailboats and girls in bikinis.

She finds it infuriating and phony.

“The beach I swim in doesn’t look like this,” she says. “There are no yachts or seaplanes. This is the visitor experience.”  Read more >>