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8. 2. 17

The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership presents Black Artstory Month 2017

The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership is proud to present the 5th Annual Black Artstory Month, 'THE ALTAR: RITUALS OF HEALING IN THE AFRICAN DIASPORA', from February 1-28, 2017. This month-long event series and Artwalk explores the vital role and traditions around healing, restoration, and realignment in African Diasporic communities. Free events take place every...

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7. 2. 17

The British Council seeks Project Manager for Trinidad & Tobago

The British council seeks applications for the position of Project Manager for Trinidad and Tobago. The post will be appointed locally in Port of Spain, Trinidad and the successful candidate will implement a portfolio of major local projects and provide support to Directors, Strategic Business Leads, and Programme Managers among...

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7. 2. 17

The Cayman Reporter shares ‘Artists focus on maritime connection’

Lindsey Turnbull writes for The Cayman Reporter about two new art exhibitions launched simultaneously at The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI), highlighting the Cayman Islands' deep connection with the sea. 'Upon the Seas' will run at the NGCI from January 20 - April 20, and 'Saltwater in their...

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6. 2. 17

Alice Yard presents Sofía Gallisá Muriente and Nimah Muwakil-Zakuri: Inabordable/Unapproachable

Alice Yard, Trinidad presents 'Inabordable/Unapproachable' on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 starting at 7 pm.Puerto Rican artist Sofía Gallisá Muriente, co-director of the art collective  Beta-Local, is currently artist in residence at Alice Yard, where she has been in conversation with curator and writer Nimah Muwakil-Zakuri. They will share their respective projects...

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3. 2. 17

NLS presents ‘Belisario & The Soundboy’ – A solo exhibition by Leasho Johnson

NLS, Kingston, Jamaica presents the debut solo exhibition of Leasho Johnson. In his newest paintings and sculptures Johnson inserts his dancehall-influenced female avatars into colonial depictions of plantation life in Jamaica culled from Isaac Mendes Belisario’s 18th century paintings. Johnson uses Belisario’s depictions to create a counterpoint to the music of...

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2. 2. 17

The FADER shares ‘Meet The Jamaican Artist Whose Work Is Inspired By Vybz Kartel’

Rianna Jade Parker interviews Jamaican visual artist Leasho Johnson about his multidisciplinary practice for The FADER. Leasho's sculptures, graphic designs, and murals explore dancehall music and culture. Read the article below for more: Although he’s currently serving a life sentence, Vybz Kartel released an album, King Of The Dancehall, and definitive summer anthem, “Fever,” in...

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1. 2. 17

Open Call: Fresh Milk ‘My Time’ Local Residency 2017

Fresh Milk, Barbados is pleased to share, for the fourth year in a row, an open call for the ‘My Time’ Local Residency 2017. Having again received generous support to make this residency possible, one Barbadian artist will be selected from this call to undertake a one-month residency at Fresh Milk, and...

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