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.
Cozier was part of the editorial collective of Small Axe, A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1998-2010). The artist has been an editorial adviser to BOMB magazine for their Americas issues (Winter, 2003, 2004 & 2005). The artist was a Senior Research Fellow at the Academy of The University of Trinidad & Tobago (UTT) (2006-2010) and was Artist-in-Residence at Dartmouth College during the Fall of 2007 . A documentary produced by Canadian video artist and writer, Richard Fung entitled Uncomfortable: the Art of Christopher Cozier ( 2006).
He was a co-curator of the exhibition Paramaribo Span which opened in 2010 and its related blog and publication. He was also a co-curator of “Wrestling with the Image” which opened in 2011.
The artist was a SITE Santa Fe –SITE lines, Satellite Curatorial Advisor for 2014.