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21. 11. 14

Alles Maskerade! opens at MEWO Kunsthalle

The exhibition 'Alles Maskerade!' attempts to look at the phenomena of carnival from a new perspective. It is about contemporary art and culture, and only marginally about ethnology, featuring artists from the Caribbean, from the US and the UK, from Switzerland and Germany, who are working with and about the...

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20. 11. 14

Instituto Buena Bista: Antuan Rodriguez and Lecture by Jose Manuel Noceda

For these past 8 years, the Instituto Buena Bista (IBB) has been inviting artists and theoreticians from all over the globe in order to create more references and insight for not only the IBB students but also to the general public of Curacao as well. They try as much as...

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19. 11. 14

Deep Ends: Fragments from Prospect.3

PROSPECT NEW ORLEANS' LATEST BIENNIAL Prospect.3: Notes for Now  (P.3) is a phenomenal undertaking that looks at the multifaceted history of New Orleans through cross-cultural perspectives. Editor-in-Chief of ARC Magazine, Holly Bynoe, reports from the biennial's opening weekend, which although barely began to scratch the surface of the mystery, intrigue and weight of...

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19. 11. 14

Interview with Blue Curry for solo show ‘Souvenir’, London

Varala Maraj interviews Bahamian-born, London-based artist Blue Curry, for his solo show 'Souvenir' at Vitrine on 24-hour display at Bermondsey Square, London. Curry's work was recently featured in the prestigious Paul Smith exhibition which coincided with London's contemporary art event of the year, Frieze Art Fair. In this interview, he...

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18. 11. 14

Hew Locke: “we are only a part of a great nameless procession”

Sasha Dees reviews Guyanese/UK artist Hew Locke's contributions to Prospect.3: Notes for Now, the biennial exhibition taking place in New Orleans until January 25, 2015. Locke's work, which is being shown in the Newcomb Art Gallery at Tulane University, reflects on spaces where memories and histories meet imagination, acting as...

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18. 11. 14

Feature: Is there such thing as a Caribbean archive?

Can an archive be created through fictional narratives? Or is the archive itself a fictional narrative? Perhaps one can conceive of the archive as a problematic temporality that purports to be fact, claiming to have the authority of having once been. It is these challenges to the archive that London-based...

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17. 11. 14

Malaika Brooks-Smith-Lowe, latest artist-in-residence at NLS to also participate in Jamaica Biennial during her residency

The Caribbean has been attracting growing international attention as a hub of new art practices and emerging artists. Kingston-based visual art initiative NLS has established itself as groundbreaking, being a valuable international platform for the art practices and launch pad for the careers of artists in Jamaica, the wider Caribbean...

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