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Through the use of mixed media, the Dancing Belles explores the experiences of black women, women of colour overcoming voices that limit their movement and barriers that limit the full birth of their creative potential. The symbolism of the goddess is manifested through the artist’s ‘dancing belle’ character, as a…

My Belles treat the key issues surrounding gender and human rights, providing an opportunity to unmask stereotypical representations of black female bodies in the context of the artist’s universal concept of the ‘belle dancer’. It unearths the challenges faced by black Caribbean women, women of colour and how they navigate…

For visual storytellers 2020 has provided a platform during a troubling, unprecedented time to express deep fears and concerns. It gives a voice for creatives like myself to scream in the medium we are comfortable with; a medium of our choice where we are free to express the anguish, the…

The pandemic brought a clumsy and abrupt pause to the many creative plans I had for 2020. I intended to embark both on collaborative ventures and revisit annual exhibitions. The current environment made these aspirations virtually nonexistent. Despite efforts to mobilize and participate in virtual ventures, the emotional and psychological…