Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, July 25th, 2013
In a contemporary exploration of the age old adage one man’s garbage is another man’s treasure, the New Local Space (NLS) will be presenting a visual reading of Kingston and Washington DC through its “submerged cargo”, its discarded elements.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
The writing is on the wall, and not just the Facebook Wall, it is actually being plastered all over the walls of the National Gallery of Jamaica: there is a new breed of artists coming up and they are taking root.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, June 25th, 2013
Artist and poet Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné is about to embark on her first solo exhibition. Dubbed Criatura, the exhibition will feature 44 previously unreleased pieces and opens on Saturday, June 29, at the Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago, Federation Park.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, June 20th, 2013
The National Gallery of Jamaica is getting ready to showcase the budding fruits of the artistic labour of participants in its Saturday children’s art programme, Saturday Art Time.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
Kingston on the Edge, the 2013 edition is ready to roll out.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
At the opening of the 2012 National Biennial at the National Gallery of Jamaica, Veerle Poupeye pointed to the breadth of strong entries from young artists, many of whom were recent graduates of the School of Visual Arts, Edna Manley College.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
The acoustic sound of the Skygrass band provided the musical sound track for the opening of the Natural Histories exhibition at the National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
The NLS art space, located in Kingston, has launched a month-long Kickstarter campaign to fund their first summer residency. NLS hopes to host Washington DC based performance artist, sculptor, and photographer Wilmer Wilson IV during summer 2013.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, April 21st, 2013
Though Jamaica and China are almost worlds apart. Yet time and again art provides a bridge between cultures.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
For Sabriya Simon photography is a search for beauty, or rather the expression of it unfiltered by false lights and unmolested by relentless photoshopping.