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14. 4. 14

The Opening of JCDC National Visual Arts Competition & Exhibition

The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) National Visual Arts Competition & Exhibition opens April 14 at Bloomfield Great House and runs until April 25, 2014. The Competition & Exhibitions serve as launching pads for the careers of a number of Jamaica's budding artists, enrich the community of local practitioners with...

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14. 4. 14

Invitation to register for performance art piece ‘Fractal Engagement’

Actor Boy: Fractal Engagement, Kingston is an interactive procession through downtown Kingston by Charles Campbell. The piece grants an audience of 25 people access to downtown Kingston as an open liminal space where social and political boundaries are blurred. “The artists of downtown Kingston demonstrate a unique relationship to the complex...

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14. 4. 14

Under the Cloak of the Self-Evident – A Diary of ARC’s Metanoia: Practices of Exhaustion

In 'An Invitation to Reflexive Sociology', Pierre Bourdieu writes: There is no risk of overestimating difficulty and dangers when it comes to thinking the social world. The force of the preconstructed resides in the fact that, being inscribed both in things and in minds, it presents itself under the cloak of...

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14. 4. 14

The UN releases statement on Dr. Norman Girvan’s death

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, is deeply saddened by the death of Norman Girvan of Jamaica, who had been his Personal Representative on the Border Controversy between Guyana and Venezuela since April 2010. He extends his heartfelt condolences to his family and to the Governments and people of the...

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13. 4. 14

Call for Proposals: Mind the Gap!

Sound Development City is looking for project proposals and work theses that comply with the invitation to the open call Mind the Gap!, and that could utilize the three-week expedition from Riga to Helsinki for realizing these endeavors. Artists working in all disciplines can apply through the open call process. The projects should have a strong research...

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13. 4. 14

Trinidad Express Newspaper reports ‘UWI academic Norman Girvan dies in Cuba’

The Trinidad Express reports that University of the West Indies Professor Emeritus Norman Girvan passed away in Cuba on April 9, 2014, three months after he became paralysed following a fall while hiking in Dominica. He was 72. Until recently, Girvan, a Jamaican by birth, was a Professorial Research Fellow at UWI’s...

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13. 4. 14

Call for Artists: Hidden Gallery Walk of Palenville

The Hidden Gallery Walk of Palenville invites artists to submit work for the 2nd annual community event held in the idyllic hamlet of Palenville, New York, located at the base of the Catskill Mountains. This summer art event celebrates the town’s historic role as the place where American Art began....

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