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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 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 151–162.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Figure 8. Kendra Frorup, Sisyphus, 2009. Steel, bronze, and paper; 72 × 24 × 560 in. Photograph by James Lennon, Tampa, Florida © Kendra Frorup Figure 9. Kendra Frorup, Butcher Block , 2007. Bronze, steel, cotton, and wood; 40 × 30 × 30 in. Collection of the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 94–111.
Published: 01 July 2017
... global South and the global North. 3 I begin by providing a detailed synopsis of the project and examining its relationship to feminist art practitioners. I then situate this project in terms of the broader landscape of “memory work” undertaken in postapartheid South Africa. Finally, I focus on the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 151–159.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., voice appears to be gaining a different kind of valence in discussions concerning art and culture. A special issue of C Magazine is devoted to voice, and in a rather intellectually stunning fashion, David Scott has focused on that of the late Stuart Hall in his beautiful epistemology Stuart Hall’s...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2002) 6 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Heather Smyth Small Axe Incorporated 2002 “Roots beyond Roots”: Heteroglossia and Feminist Creolization in Myal and Crossing the Mangrove Heather Smyth continual preoccupation in Caribbean literary criticism has been the creolization of culture and language. Each...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 126–140.
Published: 01 March 2017
... work of Afro-Dominican lesbian feminists Ochy Curiel (1963–) and Yuderkys Espinosa (1965–). The representations of women and their bodies in Ramírez's and Paiewonsky's art give a key for understanding women's conditions in the Dominican Republic. If Ramírez's work combines different types of mobility...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2015) 19 (2 (47)): 167–176.
Published: 01 July 2015
... argued and developed (and, I thought, established) the “craft” of contemporary art criticism that takes into consideration postcolonial and feminist discourses that have been seminal to knowledge, perspectives, and framings of Caribbean art. Such writings have critiqued the way linear narratives of art...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2015) 19 (2 (47)): 185–196.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and Jennifer Doyle) illuminate a path for art historical studies to take stock of queer, transgendered, and feminist experiences that “intersect” inextricably with class and ethnic differences. At the same time, the book elucidates, in its attention to male artists, how gendered social relations...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 80–99.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Tatiana Flores; Michelle Stephens This essay argues for an archipelagic approach to the twenty-first-century visual arts of the insular Caribbean. While it is common for scholars to stress the region's heterogeneity, the authors seek out thematic continuities in the art of the Caribbean islands...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 65–83.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., this art form, under their influence, gains a new vision and a new history that resonates with the type of embodied feminist politics that Lorde enables: it comes into dialogue with feminist and womanist ideals. We cannot overlook the social and historical moment of dub poetry's emergence in Canada...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2018) 22 (1 (55)): 18–38.
Published: 01 March 2018
... that violence against enslaved women was central to Thistlewood’s Enlightenment thought and plantation management, in addition to considering the political stakes of choosing a language to describe his interactions with enslaved women. It proposes that antiracist feminist theory and art have the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 232–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Gabrielle Jamela Hosein This commentary on Gaiutra Bahadur’s Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture contextualizes its themes and contribution through engagement with its creative nonfiction form. It places the text within the intellectual trajectory of Indo-Caribbean feminist historiography...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 205–224.
Published: 01 November 2015
... feminist method that could be extended and retooled in efforts to work through modern and contemporary art's deep imbrication with the historicity of blackness and to engage African American artists as sophisticated makers of forms inflected by but not overdetermined by their identities. 23 Like its...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 198–212.
Published: 01 July 2012
... history—one explicitly feminist, anticapitalist, and counterhegemonic—might take us to the heart of everything that civilization claims to hold dear, so that we might reenvision it one scrap at a time. 48 Annotating Art's Histories offers a fine vehicle for continuing that age-old endeavor...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2016
...-identified, anti-racist, feminist movements. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 anti-Haitianism negrophobia misogyny homophobia Dominican Republic Santo Domingo—and, by extension, the Hispanic Caribbean—is the birthplace of modernity's paradox personified. Modernity's central historical innovations in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2010) 14 (1 (31)): 60–78.
Published: 01 March 2010
... termed jametteness , by employing the writings of feminist writer Toril Moi. Small Axe, Inc. 2010 De Jamette in We: Redefining Performance in Contemporary Trinidad Carnival Samantha A. Noel From the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century, the poor black woman who defied standards...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 128–143.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Dominicans to question formulations of LGBT civil rights activism driven by NGO resources. The essay contends that under neoliberal development, Santo Domingo’s LGBT Pride festivities, such as the Caravana del Orgullo Gay, come to overshadow long-standing Dominican feminist coalitions and collective...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2017) 21 (2 (53)): 63–67.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Andil Gosine This essay introduces the special section “Art After Indenture,” in which five scholars characterize and respond to eight contemporary visual artists who are descendants of indentured workers. The author also raises questions about the commemoration of indentureship and calls for...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 110–125.
Published: 01 March 2017
... workers and contributions were made by women.” Kempadoo's art practice is framed within a Caribbean and black feminist approach that excavates the role of women in sociopolitical as well as artistic histories of the Caribbean diaspora. Kempadoo's motivation to find out more about women's histories on the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 45–51.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Louis Chude-Sokei The Black Scholar ( TBS ), established in 1969, emerged from a public confluence of black political and cultural movements—black power, black arts, Pan-Africanism and decolonization, black feminism, and the emergence of a black political class. As primary intellectual organ to...