Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, January 30th, 2014
Jamaica is known for being a country in touch with the spirit, whether it be that which is poured from a bottle, or which comes fourth from the Bible and other sacred texts.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, January 20th, 2014
Trinidadian new media artist Rodell Warner is the summer 2014 artist in residence at the New Local Space, NLS, in Kingston.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, December 8th, 2013
Chronixx, Protoje, Jah 9, Kabaka Pyramid, Raging Fire and Nomaddz are hailed as the voices of the Reggae Revival. But there is also a visual arm, declared in the works of Matthew McCarthy and his New Jamaica Collective, who use a style built on the urbanized ethos of graffiti.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, October 17th, 2013
Olivia McGilchrist returned to the island of her birth, Jamaica, in 2011 and since then her pursuit of an understanding of her identity has graffitied itself onto the Jamaican artistic landscape to great acclaim.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, September 30th, 2013
The Centre for the Arts at the University of Technology launched its Creative Edge exhibition series on Thursday night, September 26, 2013. The exhibition features works by 13 emerging and established artists and artisans.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
The University of Technology, through its Centre for the Arts, is getting ready to unsheathe its creative side with the inaugural staging of Creative Edge.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, August 11th, 2013
The term lagan refers to cargo thrown into the sea with expectations of retrieval. Borrowing from that concept, interdisciplinary artist Wilmer Wilson IV has been exploring Kingston’s flotsam and jetsam, not from the sea, but rather the sea of flyers to be found across the city.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, August 9th, 2013
For most of the year, The Beach House Jamaica, Montego Bay, is an idyllic villa beckoning those who want to get away from it all.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, August 4th, 2013
For some, a party flyer is nothing more than a bothersome nuisance cluttering windscreens as they vie for the attention of potential patrons. However, for Wilmer Wilson IV, they provide a window into a city.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, August 2nd, 2013
“Put dis pon page 2” declared the graffitied statement on the wall of the National Gallery of Jamaica.