Witness To History

Who or What is “The Enemy Within?” Is it the upsurge of individuals seemingly hell bent on insurrection and anarchy? …

Where Art Meets Life

The photo-realistic images in the invitation to Tracey Johnson's latest exhibition, “I Took a Chance”, at Soft Box Studios in Port of Spain, was a powerful drawing card…

Island-hopping Chat This Month

Culture, Education and Archaeology are in focus across the Caribbean this month with experts and other group scheduled to gather in Cuba, Barbados and Martinique to celebrate, discuss…

Jackie Hinkson The Artist As Gardener

I spoke with Donald Jackie Hinkson on the morning after the opening of his exhibition of sculpture at Soft Box Studios on Alcazar Street in Port of Spain…

Sculptor Of Paint

There are few images that soothe with such straightforwardness as the landscape paintings of US-based artist Courtney Morgan. …

The ‘eye’ Of Fire

If someone tells you, “Yuh have no manners but I have been following your footsteps closely...” you might tend to feel a bit debased. But with much elegance…

Making Space For Art To Grow

So many of his predecessors have tried and failed, but artist Dean Arlen arrives at this moment undaunted, fully prepared to take the fight forward. His mission: to…

Shastri Maharaj Artist On The Fringe

To say that the road to Shastri Maharaj's studio in St. Helena is bad is an understatement. …

New Eye On An Old Theme

The word that sprang to mind in looking at Cynthia McLean’s recent exhibition was “refreshing”. McLean’s exhibition was launched at the Horizons Art Gallery on 16th November and…

Legacy Of The Now

For people to say I am good I must be in the Museum of Modern Art. To hell with the Museum of Modern Art! I am building my…

Art & Money

As 2010 grinds its way to a weary end, I feel compelled to throw in my two cents on the debate on Art and funding for Art in…

Carnival By Cart

CART, Kwynn Johnson’s art documentary film which was launched at the Globe Cinema on September 4th, focuses on the lowly beverage cart and its history in the Hart’s…

Yes, Two Can Play

I first saw Trevor Rhone’s Two Can Play in the 80s when, if my memory serves me right, Trevor himself brought his production, I believe to The Little…

Haiti In Focus At T&t Film Festival

Moloch Tropical, the latest feature film by acclaimed Haitian director Raoul Peck, is one of the nearly 70 films to be screened at the upcoming trinidad+tobago film festival…

Toying With Latoya

In August 2010, the stars, moons, planets, and other heavenly bodies were not smiling on Trinidad and Tobago. Latoya Woods and the corporate machinery behind her gambled in…