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5. 5. 15

Bahamian artist Lavar Munroe Selected for the 56th Venice Biennale 9 May 2015 – 22 November 2015

The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas is thrilled to announce that artist Lavar Munroe has been selected for the 56th Venice Biennale. Munroe has been selected to exhibit a series of works in the main show at this year’s Venice Biennale, entitled All The World's Futures and curated by Okwui Enwezor. He will...

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5. 5. 15

National Gallery West presents ‘Sacred Geometry’ by Renee Cox

National Gallery West, Jamaica is featuring a new series of photographs and a video by Renee Cox titled 'Sacred Geometry', which was shown as part of the 2014 Jamaica Biennial. Cox is a New York-based photographer and mixed media artist who is known for her seminal and at times controversial presentation of Afrofuturistic...

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5. 5. 15

Julie Mehretu To Direct The Botín Foundation’s Workshop in Santander, Spain

Julie Mehretu (b. 1971, Ethiopia), an African artist who lives in New York, will direct the Visual Arts Workshop—from June 29 to July 10, 2015—in Santander, Spain. The Botín Foundation has organized its annual workshop event for the last 22 years. The artist will select 15 artists from different parts...

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4. 5. 15

Kishan Munroe wins the Bridget Jones Travel Award 2015

The Society for Caribbean Studies announces Bahamian visual artist Kishan Munroe as the 2015 recipient of the Bridget Jones Travel Award. This award for arts researchers or practitioners living and working in the Caribbean gives the winner the opportunity present their work at the 39th Annual Conference of the Society for...

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4. 5. 15

The trinidad+tobago film festival shares ‘A national treasure who transcended his personality: a tribute to Jay Telfer’

Everest Telfer Jr (born August 27, 1929; died March 26 2015)—"Jay" to everyone who knew him—was a stalwart of the arts scene in T&T, and a loyal patron of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff). The ttff is pleased to publish this tribute to him written by their writer-at-large, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro: Junior...

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3. 5. 15

19th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil Southern Panoramas

In past editions, major solo shows by artists like Olafur Eliasson and Peter Greenaway were held parallel to the exhibition of artists selected via the open call for the Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil, encouraging dialogue between art productions from the global South and North. This year, the 19th Contemporary Art...

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2. 5. 15

Trinidad and Tobago Author announced as Regional Winner for the Caribbean, 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Commonwealth Writers has announced the regional winners of the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize.  The Trinidadian author, Kevin Jared Hosein, is the regional winner for the Caribbean for his story ‘The King of Settlement 4’. A poet, writer and science teacher he has illustrated and published a book for younger audiences,...

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