View List of Accepted Proposals – Updated August 2017

View List of Accepted Proposals - Updated August 2017

RNAC and the Morant Bay Rebellion

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...

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Rex Conference 2017 Keynote Speaker: Christopher Cozier

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...

RNC “Tea Meeting” pre-conference social event

We are having a Tea Meeting! The Jamaican cultural manifestation known as a “Tea Meeting” is a hybrid of a convention and a tea party of the English variety. It emerged, like so many other traditions, as a parody of the ways of the colonisers by the enslaved Africans....

Jonkonnu Arts Journal Launched

Originally Published: Sunday | October 27, 2013 by The Jamaica Gleaner | Gleaner Writer: Mel Cooke At only the second staging of its biennial Rex Nettleford Arts Conference, The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) presented the first issue...

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