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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 34–42.
Published: 01 March 2017
... discourses. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 Caribbean art feminist art contemporary art Caribbean diaspora Caribbean art institutions This special section focuses on the works of women whose artistic practices are grounded in a feminist ethos and engage multiple and nuanced meanings of the Caribbean...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2007) 11 (2): 119–137.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Krista A. Thompson Some critics contend that the visual language of abstraction or conceptual art cannot translate “Caribbeanness.” This essay considers the work of several contemporary Caribbean artists who highlight how the “picturesque” paintings so favored by detractors were historically...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2015) 19 (2 (47)): 185–196.
Published: 01 July 2015
... “singularity” abides, albeit in tension with crucially divergent perspectives that issue from a wide nexus of Caribbean and transatlantic experience. And it shows in detail the Caribbean's fraught relationship with the more powerful workings of the discipline of art history and its adjacent institutions of art...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2008) 12 (1): 169–181.
Published: 01 February 2008
... decolonizing art history put into museological practice when I, my colleague Huey Copeland, and graduate students from Northwestern University, worked with the African American artist of Caribbean descent, Fred Wilson, on an exhibition at the Institute of Jamaica in the summer 2007...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2012) 16 (1 (37)): 119–143.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Erica Moiah James Violence, trauma, and memory are fundamental factors of Caribbean modernity but have thus far been underexamined within art history and criticism. This essay explores the invisible yet palpable presence of violence in the genre of family portraiture and the contemporary...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2008) 12 (1): 133–144.
Published: 01 February 2008
...: Tourism, Photography, and Framing the Caribbean Picturesque by Krista A. Thompson Solving Caribbean Mysteries: Art, Embodiment and an Eye for the Tropics Leon Wainwright Ab s t r a c t : This article discusses various perspectives on image-making in the Anglophone...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 1–19.
Published: 01 November 2016
... other similar experiences—can be realized only by integrating the heterogeneous, even contradictory, agencies of the institution, the curators, the spectators, and the exhibition itself. Whereas Caribbean art exhibitions have been read in a conceptual vein, attentive above all to the purpose that the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 105–114.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., and propose a reading of the slave societies of the Caribbean. Does the unity of Caribbean art not reside in its critical function, in this contemporary look towards a shared memory that until now has been lost, hidden, denied, and unacknowledged? Small Axe, Inc. 2009 Memory and the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2015) 19 (2 (47)): 177–184.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Michelle Stephens This assessment of Leon Wainwright's recent monograph, Timed Out: Art and the Transnational Caribbean (2011), focuses on the temporal dimensions of Caribbean art production and reception, including the reception of Caribbean art in the United Kingdom and United States as being...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2017
... relationships between self and other and between past and present. It also examines the implications of McGilchrist's dialogic configuration of her still and moving images. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 Caribbean identity white identity contemporary art otherness Far from only coming from the still...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 147–162.
Published: 01 November 2015
... politics and culture on translational processes. The immediate context of the emergence of translation studies in the Caribbean has been institutional rather than literary, with those active in the field reflecting on the practical challenges of developing appropriate translation skills in the region to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2015) 19 (2 (47)): 167–176.
Published: 01 July 2015
... by critics, art institutions, national governments, and other artists—in other words, a scholarly reflection emergent from the traditions of a British art history discipline that is mostly based on a selection of an older generation of Caribbean artists from Trinidad and Guyana. It is on this...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 136–153.
Published: 01 July 2013
... studies and particularly for conceiving of Caribbean visual culture. It considers ways the exploration of Caribbean art practices and research of Caribbean visual culture might require reconsideration as global and interconnected structures requiring a transnational and intercultural approach. Insight of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2010) 14 (2 (32)): 83–96.
Published: 01 July 2010
... referencing those of Julien's works that directly address the Caribbean, this article asks if they are `relevant' to a Caribbean audience. Or does their art gallery provenance and anticonventional form, along with the challenge they pose to the pieties of nationalism, gender, and creole identity, push them...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2012) 16 (1 (37)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Caribbean and African American women; these encounters are cynical, exploitative, callous, and contorted by the kinds of racist logic that his art declaims. Following this, at what expense recovery? By emphasizing form and dwelling on surface, Burckhardt creates what might be referred to as a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 35–56.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Tao Leigh Goffe This essay focuses on artwork that centers family photographs and home movies as a point of departure to trouble the conventional family album in order to narrate a story about Caribbean Chinese kinship. In the art examined, personal visual archives are used to respond to the lacuna...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 25–36.
Published: 01 November 2009
...: University Press of New England, 1993), 27. 28  |  Edouard Glissant and the Art of Memory it is clear that he too draws on highly evocative images drawn from the Caribbean landscape to portray his vision of the past. The most recurrent images in his work are the rhizome, the island...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2004) 8 (2): 49–60.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Western art history after 1960. According to Poupeye work being produced by contem- porary Jamaican artists after 1980 is devoid of traditional nationalist references and exhibits instead a desire to question the meaning of Jamaicanness and Caribbeanness to the individual and the society. Rendered in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 99–102.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., CUNY itself, as an institution, mirrors the fragmentation of the Caribbean. To name this seminar space Caribbean privileged certain specificities and complexities that are often lost in larger categories of inquiry, such as postcolonial or African diasporic studies. 1 Yet to pluralize...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 164–168.
Published: 01 March 2017
... artists interested in promoting a greater understanding of their Caribbean identity. In contrast, while the Éloge claims at one point that “ la pleine connaissance de la Créolité sera réservée à l'Art ,” in practice there is, Price argues, no evidence that art influenced their program in any perceptible...