An unlikely pairing of disciplines makes for an interesting display at the Edna Manley College (EMC). The school's Cag(e) Gallery opened the 'Best of the 2008 Final Year Show' exhibit on Tuesday, featuring the work of two creators from this year's crop of graduates.
Exposing art through 'emBODYment'
IT'S NOT too difficult to figure out the theme of the exhibition, 'emBODYment', now on at Revolution Gallery. It's a little harder to figure out how curator Carol Campbell got 40 pieces to fit in the space without it feeling cramped.
Hartley Neita recreates 'The Search'
WHEN HARTLEY Neita was 10 years old, five Jamaica College students went missing on a daring hike from Kingston over the Blue Mountains into Portland. Nearly six decades after, Neita has written The Search, a historically accurate account of an event which fascinated a Jamaica where communications were very different from they are now.
Literary Arts - The wonderful grace of God!
Joanne was lost. She felt as if her world had come crashing down on her, and she didn't know what to do. It had been two days since her husband had moved out of their home and told her he wasn't coming back. It was two days since she had slept or eaten a morsel of food.
Book Review: 'Well-crafted story'
"HE WAS a good boy, Smiley. He always know if he make a promise, he must keep it. So he not promising no girl nothing. Not until when he good and ready. Then he say he will marry. And he not spreading himself around neither, making baby here, baby there. He careful, Smiley. He looking for his blood family first."