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ArtHappening on the Edge 2013KOTE

We are so happy to announce that KOTE 2013 is happening June 21-30. Right now the KOTE team is finalizing the schedule of events but you can still contact them if you have any great ideas for cool edgy events.   Email the KOTE team directly at kingstonedge@gmail.com SEARCH our

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Here’s an interesting video looking at the National Gallery of Jamaica’s recent National Biennial 2012: The Final Word. This short video documentary on the National Biennial 2012 was produced and contributed, as a special courtesy, by Marvin Bartley Studios Ltd. Hope you got a chance to see it! For more

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Check out these unique creations from Jamaican designer, Claire Requa. I recently discovered her at the Grosvenor Galleries Art fair and fell in love with her work. Check out her site for some very cool Christmas gift ideas! About Clare Requa  “What started five years ago as a single lamp shade in

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How about buying Jamaican art for Christmas this year?  We have such amazing artists both here in Jamaica and abroad, let’s support our Jamaican artists this Christmas. Check out Jamaican sculptor and artist Nakazzi Hutchinson at Nakazzi.com.  About Nakazzi Hutchinson One of Jamaica’s most talented young artists, Nakazzi Hutchinson graduated from

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  This year the Super Plus Under 40 Artist of the year Competition is scheduled to open on Thursday 1st November 2012. The general public is invited to the opening on 1st November at 7 pm. Gallery hours are Mon.-Fri from 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. and Sat. from 10.30 a.m.

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Here’s a cool video from Make Something from Nothing, the first of a series of cultural projects called ‘Make with a Red Stripe’, features a unique sound sculpture created by sound artist Yuri Suzuki, in collaboration with DJ Al Fingers, singer/songwriter Gappy Ranks and designer Matthew Kneebone. The 2.5 metre

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  After a long absence from the exhibition scene, Alexander Cooper is back in full force. Following on his exhibition of works on paper last year, which he claims was just a warming up exercise, Alexander Cooper is celebrating his own 50 year milestone in doing art with an exhibition

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ArtHappening on the Edge 2012

Recently I met a Canadian young lady named Tiffany Stull in Kingston who introduced me to an interesting project going on in Portland called the TAP Project.  The Turn Around Projects of the Arts (TAP) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to create and maintain integrated arts projects, which

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  Check out this short documentary introducing Astro Saulter to the world. Astro Saulter (brother of Jamaican film makers Storm and Nile Saulter) is a 33 year old artist who lives and works in Negril, Jamaica. Astro is an amazing Jamaican artist overcoming his disabilities with a truly inspiring body of

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Here are some of the sights from the Liguanea Art Festival 2012 held last Sunday in Liguanea, Kingston. This year things were a little different with some new artists present including well known Jamaican artist, Laura Facey, along with many other artists regularly seen at the fair. As usual, the

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