Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
In his first solo exhibition, Belasario and the Soundboy, Leasho Johnson draws a pulsating, drum and bass laden line between Jamaica’s colonial/plantation history, tourism and contemporary Jamaican sexuality as it is often uncovered in dancehall.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
The NLS summer 2016 programme is about to jump off with an exhibition and silent auction, the culmination of the inaugural REACH for the Arts project.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, April 5th, 2015
While most of the country focused its attention on the young athletes rivaling for domination in the 2015 Boys and Girls Athletic Championships at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, just across the road NLS was opening its latest exhibition dubbed Insides.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, September 22nd, 2014
The Kingston-based art space, NLS is collaborating with Arc Magazine for a presentation of Caribbean art and artists in conversation with artists from outside the region at the 2014 (e)merge art fair, October 2 - 5.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
Canopy Guild, the collaborative output of seven artists in different fields of the visual landscape opened at the New Local Space (NLS). The brain child of Trinidadian artist Rodell Warner, the 2014 summer artist-in-Residence at NLS, Canopy Guild is certainly ambitious in scope.
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, September 22nd, 2013
"It's important to understand that peace has been explored in a very abstract way," Deborah Azinger, founder of New Local Space (NLS) (Kingston) said during her opening remarks of the screening of films4peace 2013.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Saturday, September 14th, 2013
The films4peace project is making a landing in Kingston for Peace Day 2013 (September 21) in Art: Films: Peace, a collaboration between the New Local Space (NLS) and Creative Sounds.
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 | 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.