Jamaica: Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts to Host Cultural Exchange

Repeating Islands

Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, The CAG[e] Gallery, will host an International Cultural Exchange (ICE) in Jamaica in association with Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (DVCAI) of Miami, Florida. The accompanying exhibition “Living Sculpture II” will showcase work from the visiting artists as well as feature Nicole Wynter, Jamaican ceramic artist, and is scheduled to open at The CAG[e] Gallery, Edna Manley College, Friday, March 30, 2012 at 7:00pm. There will also be free all-day workshops on Saturday, March 31 from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Supported in part by Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the five-day event beginning March 29 will feature artists from diverse backgrounds, working in various media and exploring the concept of ‘cultural Diaspora’, intellectually and creatively.

On her second visit to Jamaica, DVCAI founder, curator, and director Rosie Gordon-Wallace hopes to build lasting connections with the island’s vibrant art community…

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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