Friday, May 11, 2012

NEW: Caribbean Art Magazine - ARC Issue No 5

ARC Magazine announces the release of its 5th volume, which presents a collection of works by contemporary artists practicing in the Caribbean and its diaspora.

Featured artists and writers from Suriname, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Haiti, Barbados, Martinique, Cuba, Puerto Rico, St. Croix, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Canada, The Netherlands, The UK, The United States, and Venezuela represent and analyze a variety of media, including photography, illustration, film and video, drawing, sculpture, painting, poetry, performance, installation and mixed media.

The 5th issue of ARC brings together a range of artists and writers exploring and experimenting with concepts of Power, Identity, Blackness, Interpretations of Creolization and Belonging.

Featured Artist: Charl Landvreugd

Surinamese artist Charl Landvreugd interacts with Dutch writer Rob Perée to produce Don't talk Black, Do Black. Their discourse centres on Black European aesthetics, its intricacies, dynamics and language. By taking historical European art forms and embellishing them through a creolized lens, the artist subverts all meaning, creating personal hybrids that seek to expand upon his lived experiences.

Check out the website http://arcthemagazine.com

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