2015

Another esteemed artist-in-residence

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Click here to read Katrina Marshall’s contribution to the column About Town, Across Country focusing on what it means to be an artist-in-residence by speaking with Fresh Milk’s Katherine Kennedy in the October 30th edition of the e-newspaper Barbados Today.

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Art that is remarkably Transoceanic

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Click here to read Katrina Marshall’s contribution to the column About Town, Across Country covering the Transoceanic Visual Exchange programme in the October 22nd edition of the e-newspaper Barbados Today.

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Alice Yard announces the results of their inaugural Prize for Art Writing

From L-R: Winner Stephen Narain (Bahamas) and Honourable Mentions Nicole Smythe-Johnson (Jamaica) and Katherine Kennedy (Barbados)

From L-R: Winner Stephen Narain (Bahamas) and Honourable Mentions Nicole Smythe-Johnson (Jamaica) and Katherine Kennedy (Barbados)

The co-directors of Alice Yard are pleased to announce that the winner of the inaugural Alice Yard Prize for Art Writing is Stephen Narain, born in the Bahamas and now living in the United States. From the shortlist of five writers, two more have been selected for honourable mention: Katherine Kennedy of Barbados and Nicole Smythe-Johnson of Jamaica. Read more here.

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Colección Cisneros shares the debate ‘The Tropical: Resistance or Cultural Tourism?’

Leandro Cardoso Nerefuh, Churrasco Tupinambá, 16th Century (Variable dimensions). Part of the Arquivo Banana [Banana Archive].

Leandro Cardoso Nerefuh, Churrasco Tupinambá, 16th Century (Variable dimensions). Part of the Arquivo Banana [Banana Archive].

Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, a platform for debate concerning the immense contributions of Latin America to the world of art and culture, shares the online debate ‘The Tropical: Resistance or Cultural Tourism?‘ featuring input by Fresh Milk‘s Founding Director Annalee Davis.

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A Splash of Fresh Milk – Interview for Contemporary And

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Click here to read an interview with Fresh Milk conducted by Contemporary And about the work we are doing along with other Caribbean creative spaces and artists, both regionally and reaching the diaspora.

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Fresh Milk on VOB’s radio show: 630 with David Ellis

IMG_20150617_155416Fresh Milk director, Annalee Davis, and resident artist Thais Francis were both interviewed for the June 10th edition of the Voice of Barbados (VOB 92.9) radio show 630 with David Ellis. Listen to Annalee and Thais’ contribution in the excerpt here.

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Fresh Milk featured in the 2015 Business Barbados Publication

Business Bdos1An article by Fresh Milk‘s Director Annalee Davis was featured in the 2015 edition of Business Barbados‘ annual publication. The piece is titled ‘Supporting the Visual Arts to Enhance National Development‘, and addressed the work that Fresh Milk is doing on this front. Click here to read more.

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Mother Tongue selected as winners in the apexart Franchise Program 2015-16

fp2015-winnersapexart has announced the four winning proposals for its Franchise Program 2015-16, which accepts ideas for group exhibitions to be presented anywhere in the world. Among this year’s winners is Mother Tongue, the curatorial duo of Tiffany Boyle & Jessica Carden, who undertook a residency at Fresh Milk in January-February 2015. Read more here.

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A thought on Mediating Matter(s) in Arab and Caribbean Contemporary Art

Nadia Huggins, Transformation II from the series ‘Fighting the Currents’ (Work in progress)

Nadia Huggins, Transformation II from the series ‘Fighting the Currents’ (Work in progress)

Fresh Milk board member and contributor Natalie McGuire shares a review of the recent exhibition The Place of Silence at the Stal Gallery, Oman. While this show featured work by Middle Eastern artists, McGuire parallels their work with that coming out of the Caribbean. Read more here.

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Fresh Milk featured in Mapping Residencies Issue #2

mapping residenciesFresh Milk is pleased to be featured in the information exchange section of Mapping Residencies Issue #2, which focuses on networks.

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Ronald Williams featured in BimROCK Issue #3

Ronald bimrockBarbadian artist and member of the Fresh Milk Books team, Ronald Williams, was featured in BimROCK Magazine’s third issue, focusing on Black contemporary culture.

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Tilting Axis: Game-changing regional art conference on sustainability in Caribbean visual arts held in Barbados

Participants of the Tilting Axis 2015 conference. Photograph by Sammy Davis

Participants of the Tilting Axis 2015 conference. Photograph by Sammy Davis

The visual arts conference, ‘Tilting Axis: Within and Beyond the Caribbean – Shifting Models of Sustainability and Connectivity‘, was held in Barbados on February 27-28, 2015 and was dedicated to forging infrastructure between several independent art organisations and museums operating across the Caribbean, U.S., E.U., and China. Read the press release here.

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“During Carnival, all fools are equal” – A review of Alles Maskerade!

Work by Marlon Griffith exhibited in ‘Alles Maskerade!’ Photograph by Katherine Kennedy

Work by Marlon Griffith exhibited in ‘Alles Maskerade!’ Photograph by Katherine Kennedy

Katherine Kennedy reviews the exhibition ‘Alles Maskerade!’ which is on display at the MEWO Kunsthalle in Memmingen, Germany until February 22, 2015 for ARC Magazine.

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