Exhibitions: Infinite Island: Contemporary Caribbean Art

Panel Discussion: Exploring Caribbean Popular Culture through Music

This moderated panel discussion took place at the Museum on November 17, 2007. Scholars and artists included Miguel Luciano, Raquel Z. Rivera, and Sujatha Fernandes discussing the cultural impact of different popular Caribbean musical styles, including soca, calypso, reggae, mambo, and merengue.


Symposium: Considering Syncretic Practices, Beliefs, and Religions in the Caribbean

This moderated panel discussion took place at the Museum on October 27, 2007. Scholars and artists included Elizabeth McAlister, John Amira, and Marta Vega discussing the ways belief functions in the daily life of Caribbean peoples within the islands and in New York.


Artist Talk: Hew Locke

Artist Hew Locke discusses his work El Dorado in the exhibition Infinite Island: Contemporary Caribbean Art. This talk took place at the Museum on September 21, 2007.


Artist Talk: Joscelyn Gardner

Artist Joscelyn Gardner discusses her work Creole Portraits II (A Collection of Singular & Scarce Portrait Heads to Perpetuate the Memory of the Women of Egypt Estate in Jamaica) in the exhibition Infinite Island: Contemporary Caribbean Art. This talk took place at the Museum on September 21, 2007.