Bohemian Rhapsody: Art in the Seychelles

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Seychelles is renown as a ‘melting pot of cultures’ and the centre of ‘Creolity’, but there’s also a rich tapestry of artistic creativity scattered about this Indian Ocean paradise that attracts an eclectic mix of artists and sculptors, one of whom can best be described as bohemian.

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At the entrance to the Pirate Museum are Maritafi, Antonio, Chantal, Michael and John.
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Sailors nightmare — Antonio’s creation made from palm fronds
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The Pirates Cove Museum depicts the artists love for mystery
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Antonio Filippin’s creative flair is evident in his home, from the moment one steps through the front door.
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Antonio strikes a pose in his master bedroom
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Adelaide Studio, Baie Lazare, Mahé
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Andrew Gee Studio, Baie Lazare, Mahé
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Antonio’s Art Gallery, Baie Lazare, Mahé.
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Barbara Jenson Studio, Anse Reunion, La Digue.
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Colbert Nourrice Studio, Au Cap, Mahé.
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Egbert Marday-Kreasyon, La Misère, Mahé.
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George Camille Art Gallery, Victoria, Mahé.
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La Comet Art Works, Maldive, Mahé.
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Michael Adams Studio, Anse aux Poules Bleues, Mahé.
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Nigel Henri Acrylic Paintings, Beau Vallon, Mahé.
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Tom Bower’s Sculptures Studio, Anse à la Mouche, Mahé.
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Zsaklin Miklós, Mahé.

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