“We absolutely loved all the performances and the student guides were fantastic. You have the most amazing and creative students and alumni! The conference sessions were inspiring, informative, and engaging. I am looking forward to seeing you again in the near future…
“This second conference was stimulating and well-executed. I have many new and elaborated ideas as a consequence. It was my pleasure to participate.
The start of the Rex Nettleford Arts Conference 2017 on Wednesday October 11, 2017 coincides with the 152 nd anniversary of The Morant Bay Rebellion in Jamaica which began on Wed Oct 11, 1865. Sometimes referred to as the Morant Bay Uprising, it is considered a watershed moment in Jamaica’s political development, culminating widespread dis-satisfaction […]
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Christopher Cozier is an artist and writer living and working in Trinidad. A 2013 Prince Claus Award laureate, he has participated in a number of exhibitions focused upon contemporary art in the Caribbean and internationally. Since 1989 he has published a range of essays in a number of catalogues and journals. Read more.
Arts and Culture for the 21st Century: Millennial Dis-Engagement Engagement – Re-Engagement The theme for this year’s conference comes against the background of the belief that the way forward for national, social and economic independence is through the arts and culture. Under the theme the conference therefore seeks to provide an opportunity to explore the […]