The Caribbean Linked exhibition resulting from the annual residency opens today in Oranjestad, Aruba. Hosted by Ateliers ’89, Caribbean Linked brings together artists from across the region with representatives from the Dutch, English, French and Spanish Caribbean.In: Art & Design Tags: Caribbean Linked, Caribbean Art, art exhibitions, artists, art residencies
Ten budding filmmakers from Barbados, Jamaica, Martinique, Trinidad and Tobago and the Diaspora have been named as participants in the 2016 Caribbean Tales Incubator project (CTI).In: Film & TV Tags: Caribbean Tales, film incubator, Caribbean Film, Caribbean Tales Incubator
Costa Rican author Dr. Quince Duncan, who is regarded as the country’s first Afro-Caribbean writer in Spanish, earned the President’s Awards at the 2016 St. Martin Book Fair. The award was presented at the closing ceremony for the 14th edition of the festival.In: Books Tags: St Martin Book Fair, Book Fairs, Caribbean
Two Caribbean writers have made their way to 2016 shortlists for the Forward Prize.In: Books Tags: Vahni Capildeo, Tiphanie Yanique, Forward Prize, Forward Prize 2016, Caribbean writers
He was the last of the five to arrive at Treasure Beach in St. Elizabeth.In: Books Tags: Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize 2016, Parashar Kulkarni, writing prizes
Garfield Ellis is possibly one of Jamaica’s best-kept secrets.
An eloquent and talented lyricist, Tanya Stephens delivered an engaging and provoking talk as the penultimate speaker in the 2016 Reggae Talks series staged by the Department of Literatures in English at the UWI, Mona.
While at the Brooklyn Book Festival, Susumba caught up with the bright-eyed and charming Naomi Jackson debut author of The Star Side of Bird Hill (Penguin Press), published in June this year.
Kingston is a seaside city. This is an easy fact to forget, especially as you hopscotch over fetid water and the cracks and crags in the sidewalk.In: Art & Design Tags: Kingston on the Edge, KOTE 2016, Jamaican Art, Jamaican Culture, Arts Festival, Caribbean Art
Most of the year it’s a tranquil little town. While the waves are often restless taking more and more of the shoreline away with it each day, everything else in Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth, is an essay in tranquility.In: Books Tags: Calabash 2016, Fruuishaan, Caribbean literary festivals, Literary Festivals, Kwame Dawes, Marlon James, Kei Miller, Baz Dreizinger, Geoff Dyer
With capes and trains as a recurring theme and a significant emphasis on African and Asian royalty, Saint International presented the works of 12 Caribbean designers at their annual Fashion Block, May 29, 2016, under the bright lights and buzz of New Kingston.In: Life & Style Tags: Fashion Block 2016, Saint International, Caribbean fashion, Jamaican Fashion Designers, Jamaican fashion
The National Gallery of Jamaica pays homage to the increasing use of digital tools in creating art with their latest exhibition Digital, which opened recently at their Downtown Kingston location.In: Art & Design Tags: national gallery of jamaica, digital art, Digital, art exhibitions, Caribbean Art, Caribbean artists
The summer is heating up to record breaking temperatures. So it’s time to grab a towel, your glasses and head to the nearest beach, back verandah or hammock with a great read (and hopefully something cool to drink).In: Books Tags: Caribbean Books, Kei Miller, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Lynn Joseph, Here Comes the Sun, Augustown, Garfield Ellis
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