Author Affiliation, Ana.
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies
Date of Publication
An interview with Christopher Cozier, Trinidadian artist and critic who has been very instrumental in building a context for the exhibition of new works in new media in the Anglophone Caribbean. What is unique about Chris Cozier is that he has developed his artistic practice very much away from the Caribbean. He is emphatically NOT IN EXILE and the work he makes is rooted in the problem space of the Caribbean. He articulates local concerns but does so in contemporary lingoes that resonate in other parts of the world. In the interview subjects such as migration, nationalism, 'new internationalism', music and sound systems are touched upon.....