Tue | Mar 26, 2019

Art & Leisure

India – the mere mention of the name exudes a myriad of emotions – a riot of sights, sounds, aroma and humanity, there is not a single sensory perception that will not go on an overdrive. This is a country albeit where paradoxes co-exist side by...

During a student’s first year of university or college, he or she will be encouraged to take the course Introduction to Psychology as a core general education requirement. This study of the science of behaviour and mind teaches a theory called the...

Recently, I was at the National Art Gallery for a Spanish course dubbed focuses on Art and Society: Spain, Latin America and the Caribbean. I had gone to the historical galleries, particularly because I was also studying African Diaspora in the...

Over the past few years, many artists have started to use what is called “neural network software” to create works of art. Users input existing images into the software, which has been programmed to analyse them, learn a specific aesthetic and...

A Jamaican male-perspective answer to Emily Bronte’s Jane Eyre, Dwight Thompson’s first novel, Death Register, is a Bildung Romans (coming of age) story set in modern-day St James, Jamaica. The writing is good, but at the same time, you know there...

Saint International’s Avant Garde Designer of the Year competition, which gives a chance to Jamaican designers to unveil their out-of-the-box show pieces, is calling on aspiring designers to showcase their talents. For first-time entrant David...

One is often told – “You don’t look Indian,” to which the 1.2-billion dollar question is: “How do Indians look?”…What, one might ask, is the context of this statement? It stems from the fact that some notions are just that, notions and pre-...

Peter A. Roberts’ A Response to Enslavement: Playing their Way to Virtue explores the phenomenology of oppression. Roberts veers into conflicts of identity and the moulding of the newly arrived captives in the Americas. Their renaming, craftily...

Dillon Allenye, an applied economist by profession who has applied econometrics and public finance, will be mounting his first solo exhibition Dis-Equilibrium. The exhibition, a showcase of 30-oil-on canvas pieces, captures aspects of Caribbean...
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