Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Resistir el paraíso

Resistir el paraíso

Curaduría por Marina Reyes Franco

:Pública San Juan, Puerto Rico 06/09/2019 – 07/06/2019

Resisting Paradise is an exhibition featuring Jamaican and Dominican artists creating work at the intersections of tourism, sexuality, gender, environmental concern, music, and the internet. The exhibition consists of existing and commissioned work resulting from an examination of preconceived notions of paradise, and tourism as a new means of colonization. Through their work in painting, photography,

Resisting Paradise (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of apexart Joiri Minaya, Siboney, 2014, Video, 10 min (still). Image courtesy of apexart Joiri Minaya, Siboney, 2014, Video, 10 min (still). Image courtesy of apexart Resistir el paraíso es una exhibición con artistas de Jamaica y la República Dominicana haciendo trabajo sobre la intersección del turismo, sexualidad, género,

The Golden Fantasy

The Golden Fantasy

Oneika Russell

New Local Space Limited Kingston, Jamaica 05/18/2019 – 06/01/2019

New Local Space (NLS) presented The Golden Fantasy, a solo exhibition of tapestries and video work by Oneika Russell. In her current body of work shown at New Local Space (NLS), Kingston, Jamaica, Oneika Russell uses the theoretical framework of the The Golden Fantasy to unpack the representation of the Caribbean identity as exotic lands

Oneika Russell, The Golden Fantasy (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of  NLS Kingston Oneika Russell, The Golden Fantasy (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of  NLS Kingston Oneika Russell, The Golden Fantasy (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of  NLS Kingston New Local Space (NLS) presented The Golden Fantasy, a solo exhibition of tapestries and video work by Oneika Russell. In her current