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29. 7. 14

The Trinidad & Tobago Guardian shares ‘Ajamu challenges homophobia’

Joshua Surtees writes for the Trinidad & Tobago Guardian about his conversation with  British-Jamaican photographer Ajamu. The artist recently spent a month in residence at Alice Yard, Port of Spain, hosted by the Coalition Advocating for Inclusion of Sexual Orientation (CAISO). Ajamu's work aims to give a voice to marginalised black LGBT...

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28. 7. 14

‘Let There be Life’ at the Art Society of Trinidad & Tobago

'Let there be Life' is a joint exhibition held by Sayada Ramdial, Ellij Nicholas and Sarah Burrows. The show draws inspiration from life itself, and it also reflects on the biblical concept of creation. 'Let there be' and there was; the dawn of the first day and the beginning of...

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28. 7. 14

Portfolio Presentation: ‘New Species’ by David Gumbs

Multimedia Artist David Gumbs shares a selection from his recent series of work entitled 'New Species' with ARC Magazine. Read more from the artist about this interactive, multi-sensory body of work which is currently on display in the exhibition ‘Reflexions’ at the 14°N 61°W Contemporary Art Space in Martinique until the end...

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27. 7. 14

Laura Facey launches iArt book in International Slavery Museum

Jamaican sculptor Laura Facey has launched the first interactive digital  iArtBook, utilising video, audio and text (the latter by renowned art critic Edward Lucie Smith) on July 18th at The International Slavery Museum (ISM) in Liverpool, England. The iArtbook, “Radiant Earth” brings together sculpture featured in the Their Spirits exhibition,...

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27. 7. 14

Longlist announced for International Dylan Thomas Prize

A longlist of 15 books has been announced for the prestigious International Dylan Thomas Prize, sponsored by Swansea University. The list includes works by Welsh poet, author and scriptwriter Owen Sheers, five American authors, an Indian novelist, Glasgow-based Jamaican poet Kei Miller, and crime writer Tom Rob Smith. Two of the...

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26. 7. 14

The Bindery Projects presents ‘Video is Dead’ by Zachary Fabri

The Bindery Projects, Minnesota is pleased to present 'Video is Dead' by Zachary Fabri. His first solo exhibition in the Twin Cities presents photographs, sculpture and video. Fabri will also debut his performance, 'I Can’t Breathe'a piece influenced by the video of the recent murder of Eric Garner by a New...

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26. 7. 14

The Trinidad & Tobago Guardian shares ‘Dirty Identities: UK Photographer Ajamu Shows and Tells’

Marsha Pearce writes for the Trinidad & Tobago Guardian about the influences and work of Ajamu, a photographer born in the UK of Jamaican heritage. Ajamu directs his lens at the black body and members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) community. He recently spent a month (June...

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