19:00 - 21:30
8 lectures on contemporary art and art related topics in the Caribbean
July (03-07 to 13-07)
You are invited to an interesting series of lectures on art in relation to the culture of the Caribbean. Our lecturer is art historian Therese Hadchity from Barbados.
Many interesting topics will be addressed. To mention a few:
The different art forms and their superpowers;
Caribbean popular expressions; The popular as unifying agent;
The popular as anti-European; Pioneers of Caribbean anti-colonialism; Generational transitions in Caribbean art; From nation building to nation critique, diaspora, multiculturalism, cosmopolitanism; Cultural policy and the concept of the ‘Art Institution’
Museums, galleries, alternative spaces, biennials; Representations of Caribbean history in visual art, Public monuments in the Caribbean
Therese Hadchity lives in Barbados since 1990, where she worked as a gallerist, freelance curator, art writer and lecturer. She grew up in Denmark and earned her first degree in art history from the University of Copenhagen.
She earned her PhD from UWI Cave Hill in 2016 with a dissertation centered on generational dynamics in Caribbean Visual art. Her current research interests encompass Caribbean modernisms, media-studies, environmental humanities and post humanist thought. She is a temporary lecturer in the Department of Cultural Studies at Cave Hill.