"Even a sheet of paper has two sides," goes a Japanese proverb, which epitomises the strength in the delicateness of paper. It goes beyond to recognise the source, the nature - trees the paper comes from.
'Terracotta', an exhibition which wrapped up at HiQo Art Gallery on Waterloo Road in St Andrew last week, took an unconventional, no-holds-barred exploration of the female anatomy in great depth and detail. Watson leaves nothing to the imagination - literally.
Rantin from Inside the Dancehall is an epistemological look at Jamaican society through the prism of social critic and ethnomusicologist, Dennis Howard. A compendium of commentaries, Rantin is richly animated and offers an incisive look at a people, their history, achievements, struggles and shortcomings.
The mission of the Mural Music and Arts Project (MMAP) is to educate, empower and inspire youth through the arts. MMAP targets the communities of East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park, in San Mateo County, California, as well as San Francisco. However, they have also extended an invitation to students of the Seaforth High School in St Thomas through the collaborative efforts of Canco Limited, manufacturers and exporters of the Linstead Market Jamaica brand.
Jamaican poet Ann-Margaret Lim is among 10 writers from six Caribbean countries on the longlist for the 2013 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, sponsored by One Caribbean Media.
The following is Part II of a series of excerpts from the presentation by Dr Omar Davies at the launch of the book Caribbean Theology As Public Theology, by Rev Dr Garnett Roper at the Jamaica Theological Seminary on Saturday, February 2, 2013.