Caribbean Art Practices Conference, DC, June 28

If you are in the DC area, please join me at this conference on Biennials and Art Practices in the Caribbean organized by CaribbeanInTransit and hosted at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. The panels begin at 11:30AM on Thursday, June 28. For more information and the program, see the mailing list announcement at this link.

Here is the info for the panel I will participate in:

SECTION 4: TRANS-NATIONAL CARIBBEAN PRACTICE 5:00-6:30 PM

Moderator: Lara Stein Pardo, Artist, Fellow, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Panelists: Christopher Cozier, Artist, Curator, Wrestling with the Image, Paramaibo Span(Trinidad);

Marielle Barrow, Editor-in-Chief, Caribbean InTransit;

Marcel Wah, Editor-in-Chief CAW Magazine;

Alanna Lockward, Curator, GM Art Labour Archives (Germany)

• What are the implications of Caribbean arts practice for sustainable programming, cultural heritage policy and cultural diplomacy?

• How are they sustained financially?

• What mechanisms of pedagogy, practice and exhibition can forge stronger links between Caribbeans?

• What strategic directions and tactical solutions can we suggest toward pro-active trans-national Caribbeanism?