In the brief two years since Versia Harris graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Division of Fine Arts at the Barbados Community College (BCC), she has participated in no less than four different artists’ residencies. (Prior to finishing her studies, she also participated in a local Projects and Space Residency in 2011, organized by fellow BCC graduate Sheena Rose.) In a transitional period when many young graduates struggle with the realities of their new-found independence and autonomy, Versia has harnessed the ambition and work ethic that earned her the Lesley’s Legacy Foundation award for the top graduating student and has moved forward to develop the impressive range and scope of her magical animated videos. Here she talks with her former tutor, Allison Thompson about her recent projects and experiences.
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