Category: Art-icles

Proposal for a New Necropolis

We had an unprecedented opportunity to grapple with the reality that Caribbean countries needn’t have a white majority to uphold neocolonial, supremacist systems.[6] Yet, some Trinbagonians retreated into denial and defensiveness.

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Shells and shores: Wendy Nanan and Andre bagoo

WIth COVID 19 forcing the temporary closure of the museum, curator Andil Gosine called upon three poets to virtually open Nanan’s exhibtiion–the first and largest for a Caribbean woman at the AMA–on June 11, 2020. Among them was Andre Bagoo, whose engagement with the artist includes a suite of poems that invoke and weigh the site of Nanan’s shell-collecting, along Trinidad’s vulnerable Atlantic coast.

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Beach as Plot?

In this article artist Annalee Davis draws a thread between the one-dimensional notion of tourism as the panacea for small island economies (with a particular focus on Barbados), and the potential role of contemporary visual art and artists in offering other lenses through which we can see ourselves and consider our contexts. COVID-19 will infect this text. How can it not?

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Editorial
ANNIE PAUL

NON-FICTION

Caribbean Virgins, Caribbean Whores: Unlacing Goodness / Dismantling Perversion
SHIVANEE RAMLOCHAN

A Story. A Story. Let it Come. Let it Go.
LISE K. RAGBIR

FICTION

Journey to Ashes
JOY MAHABIR

Rooted
ADAM ANDREWS

The Long Walk Home
SUZANNE BHAGAN

Duppy Conqueror 
LAFLEUR COCKBURN

POETRY

From “A Suite of 7 for Belizean Artistry”
UBALDIMIR GUERRA

google maps: unnamed road
RONALDO MOHAMMED

Millie’s Song
SONIA WILLIAMS

After Ananda
CORINNE BINNINGS

Let Me Sleep Where Touch-Me-Nots Bloom
DEMOY LINDO

CONVERSATIONS

Genre Fluid | Marlon James & Shalini Puri in Conversation

ARTWORKS

Sexually Expressed, Violently Possessed
CAROL-ANNE MCFARLANE