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18. 5. 17

#MakeItRain – UWI DCFA Th?nk 3 Cultural Policy Symposium: A Stimulus for Action

Marsha Pearce reports on a one-day cultural policy symposium hosted on April 27, 2017 by the Department of Creative and Festival Arts at the University of the West Indies (UWI), St Augustine Campus, Trinidad. She recapitulates the main points, noting a recurring motif of policy with the potential to act...

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16. 5. 17

New Performance Art Festival Challenges the Cruising Body

Marsha Pearce shares a review of the inaugural Festival International d’Art Performance (FIAP), which was co-directed by Annabel Guérédrat and Henri Tauliaut and took place in Martinique between April 17 - 23, 2017 at Hôtel L’Impératrice, Fort-de-France. Pearce examines the work of a selection of participating artists, considering their performances from both a...

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30. 4. 17

Review: A new breeze blows on the ground floor of the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands

Emérentienne Paschalides shares a review of the exhibition ‘Upon the Seas’, which runs at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) between January 20 – May 31, 2017. Curated by the NGCI's Director and Chief Curator Natalie Urquhart, this show investigates the strong ties between maritime culture and the Cayman Islands...

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30. 4. 17

Using Objects to Convey Meaning and Break Silences: An Interview with Material Culture Expert Steeve Buckridge

Jacqueline Bishop shares an interview with Dr. Steeve Buckridge about his two publications 'The Language of Dress, Resistance and Accommodation in Jamaica, 1760 -1890' and 'African Lace-Bark in the Caribbean: The Construction of Race, Class and Gender'. These texts investigate the roles of material objects - namely fabrics and styles...

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26. 4. 17

The Bocas Lit Fest 2017

The 7th NGC Bocas Lit Fest takes place April 26 – 30, 2017 across a number of venues in Trinidad and Tobago. This festival includes five days full of readings, performances, films, workshops and discussions, plus, storytelling events for children every weekend during the month of April, and the second Latin American and Caribbean Literary Film...

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13. 4. 17

The Eyes Have It: Manoeuvring the Gaze in Sheena Rose’s Island and Monster

Adam Patterson shares a review of Barbadian artist Sheena Rose's performance ‘Island and Monster’, which took place February 27, 2017 in the Academicians’ Room at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. Acting as a physical manifestation of Rose's internal struggle with reentry into Barbados after leaving to pursue a master's...

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3. 4. 17

SVA presents ‘Local Address: Barbados: After Trauma, a Nurturing Voice’

The MA Curatorial Practice program at the School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York is pleased to present the next event in its 'Local Address' series of panel discussions and conversations: 'After Trauma, a Nurturing Voice'. Artist and founder of The Fresh Milk Art Platform in Barbados, Annalee Davis, will...

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