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Nordic routes

Issue 142 (November/December 2016) | 0 comments
In the distant latitudes of Scandinavia, three artists with Caribbean roots are making hard-hitting works that ask difficult questions about history and power. Nicole Smythe-Johnson talks to Jeannette Ehlers, Michelle Eistrup, and Sasha Huber

Five Caribbean artists in the brave new digital world

Issue 139 (May/June 2016) | 0 comments
Artists are always eager to experiment with new tools, so it’s no surprise that digital media offer them a creative playground. Nicole Smythe-Johnson surveys how Caribbean artists are exploring digital possibilities, and introduces five young creatives shaping the ways we experience digital images

The Anti-expected: Lavar Munroe

Issue 133 (May/June 2015) | 1 comment
Selected for the prestigious 2015 Venice Biennale — the art world’s major international event — Bahamian Lavar Munroe creates mixed-media works that explore tricky ideas of “difference.” Nicole Smythe-Johnson finds out more

Malaika Brooks-Smith-Lowe: “From a place of love”

Issue 132 (March/April 2015) | 2 comments
Malaika Brooks-Smith-Lowe, artist, yoga teacher, and founder of Groundation Grenada, on the connections between personal memory and collective history — as told to Nicole Smythe-Johnson