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Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 6 The artist renovating her studio, 2013. Courtesy of the artist. Figure 6. The artist renovating her studio, 2013. Courtesy of the artist. More
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 28–46.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Sarah Phillips Casteel While interned by the Nazis in Belgium and Bavaria during World War II, the little-known Surinamese artist Josef Nassy (1904–76) created a series of paintings and drawings documenting his experiences and those of other black prisoners. Nassy’s artworks uniquely register...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 68–80.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Patricia Mohammed This essay examines the organic connection between the methods and materials used by Indian artist Wendy Nanan and the metaphysical ideas that underpin her creativity. Her exposure to a mixture of religious and cultural practices drawn from Presbyterianism and Hinduism...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 100–104.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Valérie John Small Axe, Inc. 2009 An Artist Smuggler of Images-Matter Valérie John I am she who serves as memory to create a work: imbued as I am with time and human experiences. I pace territories tread by others before me. As a creator, I have to stitch pieces back together...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 39–61.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Danticat's latest collection of essays, Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work (2010), and reflects on the significance of reading a writer such as Danticat across cultural lines. © Small Axe, Inc. 2011 An Immigrant Artist at Work: A Conversation with Edwidge Danticat Elvira Pulitano...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 8–26.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of these alternative modes of expression and knowing in the work of contemporary artists. © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 As a schoolboy reading his Latin primer, the poet Derek Walcott encountered the question, “Quales est natura insulae? What is the nature of the island?” 1 While Walcott was not ready...
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 5 A neighboring house in Free Gut, 2013. Courtesy of the artist. Figure 5. A neighboring house in Free Gut, 2013. Courtesy of the artist. More
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Published: 01 November 2021
Figure 1 “Le poème tué” graffiti, artist unknown at the time, Brouard Street, Port-au-Prince, 2019. Photograph by Guillermina De Ferrari Figure 1. “Le poème tué” graffiti, artist unknown at the time, Brouard Street, Port-au-Prince, 2019. Photograph by Guillermina De Ferrari More
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Published: 01 November 2021
Figure 5 PetroCaribe stencil with little Dessalines, unknown artist, Capois Street, Port-au-Prince, 2019. Photograph by Reynier Leyva Novo Figure 5. PetroCaribe stencil with little Dessalines, unknown artist, Capois Street, Port-au-Prince, 2019. Photograph by Reynier Leyva Novo More
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 115–127.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of an Artistic Language in Martinique Patricia Donatien-Yssa While the late 1970s in Martinique were hardly the halcyon days for the plastic arts—paint- ing, sculpture, and installations—music, which had always been a part of the people’s tradi- tions and accompanied the country’s history, continued...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 84–99.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Jerry Philogene Small Axe Incorporated 2004 Visual Narratives of Cultural Memory and Diasporic Identities: Two Contemporary Haitian American Artists Jerry Philogene n examination of cultural production is useful to the understanding of the experi- ences of diaspora...
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Published: 01 November 2021
Figure 10 Joiri Minaya, proposal for the artistic intervention on the Columbus statue in front of the Government House in Nassau, The Bahamas, 2017. Courtesy of the artist Figure 10. Joiri Minaya, proposal for the artistic intervention on the Columbus statue in front of the Government House More
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Published: 01 July 2017
The three artists pictured are, left to right, Roshini Kempadoo, Sharlene Khan, and Wendy Nanan. Andil Gosine, from Cane Portraiture: The Descendants , 2016; photographs, 12 × 18 in. The three artists pictured are, left to right, Roshini Kempadoo, Sharlene Khan, and Wendy Nanan. Andil Gosine More
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 3 The House That Freedom Built project, 2011-present The artist’s studio, Free Gut, St. Croix, 2011. Photo credit Bernard Castillo. The House That Freedom Built project, 2011-present Figure 3. (above) The artist’s studio, Free Gut, St. Croix, 2011. Photo credit Bernard Castillo. More
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 4 The House That Freedom Built project, 2011-present The artist’s studio, Free Gut, St. Croix, 2016. Photo credit Tamia Williams. Figure 4. The artist’s studio, Free Gut, St. Croix, 2016. Photo credit Tamia Williams. More
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 1. Sheena Rose, sroseart , artist's Instagram feed (detail), 10 October 2016, 10:46 a.m. @sroseart © Sheena Rose Figure 1. Sheena Rose, sroseart, artist's Instagram feed (detail), 10 October 2016, 10:46 a.m. @sroseart © Sheena Rose More
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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 1. Detail of “altar” in artist's studio, Villa Point, St. Vincent, 2008. Figure 1. Detail of “altar” in artist's studio, Villa Point, St. Vincent, 2008. Photograph by Jane Bryce More
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Published: 01 November 2019
Coral stones (left and second from right) found outside the artist’s studio. Courtesy of the artist. Figure 7 ( second from left ). Trading Post , 2015. Coral cut by enslaved Africans encased in Plexiglas, 36 × 18 × 18 in. Photo credit Tamia Williams. Figure 8 ( far right ). Wall Rubbings More
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 12. Sheena Rose, sroseart , artist's Instagram feed, 10 October 2016, 10:48 a.m. @sroseart Figure 12. Sheena Rose, sroseart, artist's Instagram feed, 10 October 2016, 10:48 a.m. @sroseart © Sheena Rose More
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 57–69.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Rocío Aranda-Alvarado This essay explores the photographic and film work of New York–born artist Rachelle Mozman (of Panamanian heritage) and the paintings and drawings of Dominican-born artist Firelei Báez. Both artists make use of the form, the image, the representation, and the reading...
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