Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
The acoustic sound of the Skygrass band provided the musical sound track for the opening of the Natural Histories exhibition at the National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
The NLS art space, located in Kingston, has launched a month-long Kickstarter campaign to fund their first summer residency. NLS hopes to host Washington DC based performance artist, sculptor, and photographer Wilmer Wilson IV during summer 2013.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, April 21st, 2013
Though Jamaica and China are almost worlds apart. Yet time and again art provides a bridge between cultures.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
For Sabriya Simon photography is a search for beauty, or rather the expression of it unfiltered by false lights and unmolested by relentless photoshopping.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 24th, 2013
In the tiny room that houses the big ambitions of the NLS art initiative, photographer Marlon James staged his first solo exhibition, Intimate Encounters.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 17th, 2013
As the 2012 Jamaica National Biennial prepared to close, the National Gallery of Jamaica invited Hope Brooks, Jasmine Thomas-Girvan, Duane Allen and Storm Saulter, four of the artists whose works are featured in the exhibition, to participate in an extended tour and artist talks.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 3rd, 2013
The name of the image is ‘Backstage Recreation’. It is a striking yet etherial picture of two musical legends Peter Tosh and Mick Jagger as well as a third man who cannot be clearly seen.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, February 22nd, 2013
The Alpha Boys School will culminate its Reggae Month activities with a silent auction of seven limited edition posters from the World A Regge exhibition at Strawberry Hill, St. Andrew.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, February 4th, 2013
Having fuddled the address for the New Local Space (NLS), I reached the first night of Binary Solved, a little later than intended, while driving around the Mountain View area I had been tempted to simply abandon the search and head home instead.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, January 14th, 2013
The second installment of Dirty Crayons titled ‘Victory Run’, filled Cafe What's On, Kingston, to capacity and then some on Saturday night (January, 12) showcasing art by five of the region’s up and coming visual artists Keegan Simon, Leasho Johnson, Jehan Jackson, Taj Francis and Kemar Swaby.