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11. 7. 14

El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 – An Artspace Project for East Harlem

El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 is a community-driven project which will transform an abandoned public school building in East Harlem into an arts facility with 90 units of affordable live/work housing for artists and their families and 13,000 square feet of complementary space for arts organizations. PS109 is an amazing building. Designed by Charles B.J. Snyder and completed...

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11. 7. 14

Balancing Vistas: A Review of Grrrringo

Marsha Pearce reviews Grrrringo, a book of drawings by Swiss artist Ingo Giezendanner published by the independent Dominican publishing house Ediciones De a Poco in January 2014. The book is based on the artist's time in the Dominican Republic and Haiti in 2013, and acts as a travelogue that depicts...

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10. 7. 14

SITElines.2014: Unsettled Landscapes opening events

After nearly three years of research and a thoughtful reconsideration of SITE’s signature international biennial, we are now ready to launch SITElines, our reimagined biennial with a new focus on contemporary art from the Americas. Our first SITElines show, titled 'Unsettled Landscapes', opens next week! SITElines signifies a radical rethinking of SITE’s signature biennial exhibition. It is a...

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10. 7. 14

National Gallery of Jamaica to host ‘Wall to Wall: Street Art Reasonings’

The National Gallery of Jamaica is pleased to present “Wall to Wall: Street Art Reasonings,” a round table discussion with five artists from its current exhibition Anything with Nothing: Art from the Streets of Urban Jamaica. The event will take place from 12 pm to 2 pm on Saturday, July...

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9. 7. 14

Repeating Islands reports: Bocas Lit Fest to join 2014 Harlem Book Fair

Repeating Islands shares that Trinidad and Tobago’s renowned literary festival—the NGC Bocas Lit Fest—will join the 2014 Harlem Book Fair World Fiction Festival in New York City to present “Coming from Far: Caribbean Writers on Home and Otherness.” With Tiphanie Yanique, A. Naomi Jackson and Stephen Narain, the event will...

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9. 7. 14

Grenada’s Last Africans: Indentured Africans in Grenada and Their Legacy

Please join the Grenada National Museum as part of the Dr. James D. Pitt Voices of Grenada Lecture Series for a presentation on 'Grenada’s Last Africans: Indentured Africans in Grenada and Their Legacy' by PhD student Shantelle George on Wednesday 9 July, 2014 from 5:15-7:00pm at the Museum. British suppression of the...

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8. 7. 14

Blouin Artinfo shares ‘Amanda Coulson On Curating and Caribbean Stereotypes’

Blouin Artinfo shares Scott Indrisek's interview with director of the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas (NAGB) and the VOLTA art fair, Amanda Coulson, which appeared in Modern Painters Magazine. Coulson speaks about her role at the NAGB and shares her thoughts on misconceptions around the Caribbean art scene, debunking...

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