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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 1–19.
Published: 01 November 2016
... conditioning, “Caribe insular” sketched, nevertheless, a new conceptualization for the large-scale Caribbean art shows of the 2000s. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 art institutions collective exhibitions cultural politics curatorship The main interest of this essay is the representational politics of...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 167–178.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and economic elites almost immediately ran into a crisis in their approach to tackling these legacies in pursuit of development. This crisis expressed itself in several ways, and four are highlighted in a photo exhibition: the Coral Gardens Incident of 1963; the government bulldozing of Back-a-Wall...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 105–114.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Dominique Brebion The titles of the exhibitions and works of visual artists from the Francophone Caribbean often underline the extent to which the theme of memory remains at the heart of their work. This problematic is broken down into three branches. The feeling of an irremediable loss provokes...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 135–156.
Published: 01 March 2009
... in terms of social function and prescribed behaviour. The West Indian Front Room exhibition curated by Michael McMillan (Geffrye Museum 2005-06) attempts to critique the heritage orientated representation of West Indian migration, which to use Krista A Thompson's and Leon Wright's perspective is a...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 89–98.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Gabrielle Civil; Rosamond S. King What does it mean to embody the Caribbean as performance/art? In this coolaborative essay, two Caribbean women artists respond to this question in a dynamic dialogue of text and images. Each has individually performed at and been exhibited in more than fifty venues...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 134–154.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... Cosentino particularly focuses on the paintings of Edouard Duval-Carrié, the bricolage of Pierrot Barra and Marie Cassaise, the beaded tableaux of Rudy Azor and Myrlande Constant, and the postapocalyptic sculptures of a collective of contemporary Haitian artists who call themselves Atis rezistans. © Small...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 80–88.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Dominique Aurélia This article sheds light on an original fiction by the young award-winning Martinican writer Fabienne Kanor, who uniquely problematizes questions of collective memory and gender in the Black Atlantic. This paper examines the use of the poetics of staggering and the dislocation of...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 114–124.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., the nation, and other collective ensembles to critique the failure of patriarchy, racist nationalism, classism, and heterosexism in the novel's postcolonial context. Although Condé's transnational intervention does not provide an alternative model in the sense of a stable structure, the politics of...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 168–178.
Published: 01 July 2010
... stitched together the complex cultural legacy of “making life” in a transformational and generative struggle for social betterment that is at once personal, familial and collective. Small Axe, Inc. 2010 Sewing Up Questions of Cultural Identity: Lorna Goodison’s From Harvey River Sandra Pouchet...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 139–152.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Gabrielle A. Hezekiah Jamaican painter Roberta Stoddart has created a body of work in which personal and social histories intertwine to produce a contemplative response to what might be described as notions of enduring catastrophe. The work seeks to recognize a horizon of collective experience and...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 22–43.
Published: 01 July 2017
... for his subjects and collective recognition of difficult social realities. This essay argues that the artistic modality and political sensibility displayed in Jerry's graffiti can be productively read as participating in a form of “sympathetic education.” Jerry sees the urban landscape as a classroom...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 37–54.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the short story collection Tropic Death and the pamphlet The British Negro , respectively. The essay demonstrates how and why South Africa proved significant to an emergent radical consciousness in the Caribbean and the vicissitudes of turning to south(ern), not only West, Africa to think through...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 53–57.
Published: 01 October 2008
... Benjamin | 57 All the paintings are mixed media on canvas, 30 × 48 inches, from the private collection of Galerie Monnin, Pétionville, Haiti. Photo credit: Marc Lee Steed. The paintings reproduced here were part of an exhibition at Galerie Monnin between 6 and 28...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 34–42.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and are shaping local and global art discourses using intertextual formal art practices. The section contributes to the recent flourishing of critical writing, art exhibitions, conferences, colloquia, informal and formal artist-led initiatives, and online platforms that are being deployed across the...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 100–118.
Published: 01 September 2004
... exhibition. Th e participation of Jamaican American artists Albert Chong, KeithT Morrison, and Arthur Simms as Jamaica’s fi rst representatives in the Venice bien- nial laid a foundation for future participation at that exhibition, but the lack of curato- rial and organizational process—and...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 73–82.
Published: 01 October 2007
... summer of 2006, the National Gallery of Jamaica staged Intuitives III, a survey exhi- bition of what it has called Intuitive art, the work of self-taught popular artists of Jamaica. It was an important exhibition, not only in its own right but also in terms of the Gallery’s institutional history and...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 94–104.
Published: 01 October 2008
...-profit-making community networks, which finance their humanitarian activity partly through commercial operations. Accordingly, the Collectif Haïti de France regularly organizes exhibitions of naïve art. Money collected in this way has been used to build schools (among other projects) in Haiti.2...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 260–265.
Published: 01 March 2017
... arts boards. She exhibits internationally, and her work is held in public collections in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Her work probes British-Caribbean colonial archives from a postcolonial feminist perspective in order to subvert eighteenth-century portraiture and...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 208–210.
Published: 01 November 2012
... industrial departments.du Halle Sénat, sector,in de the laJardin collective Villette,the economicdu Luxembourg,Paris, exhibition in lung an exhibition“Outre-merof Paris, the country. to organizedcelebrate art conThis- Evelyn O’Callaghan is a professor of West Indian literature at the...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 186–197.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... 1970, Jamaica), Two Ships, 1998. / Oil on canvas, 18 x 28 in. Collection of Eddie Chambers. calling his gallery space the Black-Art Gallery. This was not meant to be just a “black” gallery. It was meant to be a unique exhibition space, dedicated to the promotion of “Black-Art.” Capital B, hyphen...