July 30, 2017

Last Tuesday, Trinidadian artist Shanice Smith and I both presented works made during the month-long MOU residency to a modest crowd of artists and art enthusiasts at Alice Yard in Woodbrook, Port of Spain.

We had spent the previous day working ourselves to exhaustion r...

July 24, 2017

Memorandum of Understanding ( M.O.U.) 
Exhibition / Discussion 
Tuesday, July 25th 6.30pm
Alice Yard 
80 Roberts Street, Woodbrook, P.O.S.

M.O.U. is a collaborative residency initiative conceptualized and developed by Trinidadian artist Shanice Smith and Guyanese artis...

July 23, 2017

Another week has passed and it is getting increasingly difficult to imagine where the time has gone. It has been an interesting process, to say the least, of trying to balance work and play. Since the residency began, Trinidadian artist, Shanice Smith, and I have been...

July 17, 2017

Two weeks have passed since the creative exchange between Trinidadian artist Shanice Smith and I began. While I think we’ve both made some headway with regard to conceptualising a more concrete series of work to present at the end of the residency, we’ve also both been...

July 9, 2017

One of the many developments that came out of the Caribbean Linked IV residency, which took place in Aruba last year, was a shared desire among its participants to engage with each other even after the month-long residency concluded. It was the commitment to following...

February 12, 2017

I sat on the plane and waited for the beginning of what was the final stretch of flights on my way home, unsure if I was leaving Vermont with answers or even more questions. It was a strange feeling, not being able to make that distinction. It was strange but not entir...

February 5, 2017

The end of my time in Vermont is swiftly approaching and I’ve been earnestly trying to ignore the cloud of anxiety that has been building around me. I didn’t come with a plan in the same way some of the other residents did. Some came to finish a particular series of wo...

January 29, 2017

The thing about going into a new situation/environment without a plan is that, as a creative practitioner, you have to be hyper aware of even the tiniest shifts around you that could possibly inspire the next great idea. You’re actively pushing your senses into overdri...

January 22, 2017

I hadn’t envisioned that particular start to my residency here in Vermont. In fact, I hadn’t allowed myself to envision much at all, for fear of being told it was all a dream. So when I found myself sleeping in the lobby of the Red Mill after such an absolutely gruelin...

January 15, 2017

Remember last week when I described everything as off to a great start? Well, it seems the universe had other plans for me. As much as I wish it wasn’t the case, I feel like there’s always some level of drama every time I have to travel somewhere via airplane.

I don’t e...

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