Marcus Bird's Tokyo Story

The Creative Potential of Pecha Kucha Presentations

N.L.S., A New Local Space

Deborah Anzinger's artist run residency and exhibition space in Kingston

Remembering Kumina

Rex Nettleford's Legacy and The National Dance Theatre Company

Light Sensitive

Marlon James' black and whites

Annalee Davis: ON THE MAP

Caribbean Political Documentary

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

New Media in Jamaican Art

What is new media, and how do you feel it can be used by Jamaican artists? What cultural interventions can occur through its use? Is it only for an elite set of privelaged techno-freaks? Does it deviate or dilute Fine Art or can it be used to assist the artistic process? Does it feel like a European or American import that is trendy at the moment or could there be more potential than we give it credit for? Should the artist using new media look to other mediums such as Painitng and Film to create value and determine aesthetics or does it require its own approach?

You are invited to discuss the above questions and raise your own.