Fresh Talk: Diaspora Vibe – Art with Caribbean Roots

Fresh Milk and Fresh Art International are collaborating to present Fresh Talk: Caribbean, a series of podcasts about creativity in the 21st century with a Caribbean focus.

In this episode, Franklin Sirmans, Director of Perez Art Museum Miami is in conversation with Cathy Byrd about art from the Global South. The role of Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (DVCAI) in nurturing the work of artists of the Caribbean diaspora in Miami and beyond is also discussed. You’ll hear from Rosie Gordon-Wallace, founder of DVCAI, Haitian-born artist Asser Saint-Val who lives and works in Miami, and artists in residence Gerard Caliste (Houston, by way of New Orleans) Ashley Teamer (New Orleans) and Nadine Hall (Jamaica).

Click here to listen to the full podcast.

About Fresh Art International & Fresh Talk:

Mission: To inform and inspire a world of followers, Fresh Art International’s team shares conversations, commentary, news, and views about contemporary art.

Launched in October 2011, Fresh Art International is an evolving independent media outlet with a global point of view. Our website is the virtual platform for Fresh Talk: Conversations About Creativity in the 21st Century, our signature audio podcast. The site welcomes up to 3,000 monthly visitors. Averaging more than 9,000 feed hits monthly, we welcome new friends and followers every day: Facebook (3,000+ Likes and Friends) and Twitter (5,000+ Followers).

For Fresh Talk, independent curator Cathy Byrd meets with contemporary artists, curators, designers, architects, composers, writers, filmmakers and other cultural producers. Listen to conversations directly on this website, download episodes, or subscribe to the series on iTunes and Stitcher. Fresh Talk is also accessible through Public Radio Exchange at

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