Nicole Smythe-Johnson with Rubis InPulse Art Project students at The National Gallery of Jamaica
In our first season of art docs we focused on having artists speak about their work as well as the work of other artists. In season 2 we have focused on a perspective on the curation of Caribbean art with highlights from the studio practices ofJamaican and Trinidadian contemporary artists.
This season, independent curator and writer, Nicole Smythe-Johnson, spoke with us about the nature of curating, the skills needed and the process of curating an exhibition. She also shared her journey to becoming a curator. Nicole also discusses selected art installations that were a part of the 2017 Jamaica Biennial. The artists whose work is featured in this first section of our 2nd series of videos are: Xayvier Haughton, Deborah Caroll Anzinger, Laura Facey and Andrea Chung.
In part two of our season we speak directly to three young artists who were a part of the 2018 Blaqmango Residency programme: Esther Chin, Kelley-Ann Lindo and Errol Keane II. We also feature artists who joined the NLS Kingstonprogramming as residents or exhibitors: Camille Chedda and Kearra Amaya Gopee . Later in the second part of Season 2 we discussing ideas with Afifa Aza